The California company Hoversurf announced that since 2019, the mass production and sale of flying motorcycles Hoverbike S3 at a price of $ 150 thousand.
Hoverbike is a quad bike, moving through four propellers. The model received a classification of a ultralight flying vehicle. It has a solid carbon fiber body, which reduces the mass to 114 kg and allows you to develop speed up to 96 km / h. Designers restricted this importance to control civil aviation allowing pilots to manage a flying motorcycle without a license.
Development has already become interested in Dubai police. Representatives of the UAE law enforcement agencies concluded a contract for the supply and began to master the piloting skills.
Hoverbike S3 is equipped with a separate processor in each external block, an information display and a control system that allows them to control it remotely. To enhance security, an e-landing mode, sound and visual warning system, anti-interference screening, a mechanical switch and other pilot protection elements are provided. The manufacturer recommends flying at an altitude of 5 meters above the ground, but the owner can independently choose the optimal distance for itself.
The complement was the hybrid lithium-manganese-nickel battery with a capacity of 12.3 kW / h. It allows you to fly 40 minutes in unmanned mode and up to 25 minutes with the driver. Time may vary depending on human weight and weather conditions. Portable charging platform allows you to restore the energy supply of S3 in 2.5 hours. The cost of such an apparatus is $ 150 thousand, and delivery will have to wait from 2 to 6 months from the date of order.
Law enforcement agencies also decided to strengthen security, so since November, in public places, Tokyo for the respect of law enforcement will follow