Looks like the Terrafugia flying car is all set for some stiff competition. Providing this competition is AVX Aircraft Company’s new airborne SUV! Yes, the unique flying car is like an SUV with retractable wings. The flying SUV was originally designed for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The unique flying SUV can do everything that a Hummer can do with the added advantage of Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL). Design to seat four, this all terrain vehicle transforms from road to flight mode in just one minute! What is more, the flying SUV has a cruising speed equivalent to a light aircraft and also boasts of automated takeoff/landing flight control.
With a consignment of 1,040 lbs., the amazing flying machine has a range of 250 nautical miles on one tank of fuel and can cruise at an altitude of 10,000 ft. fully laden. The SUV can reach 80 mph on the ground and a cool 140 mph in the air.
A dream machine for many, it is sure to have no problems finding buyers.