Rumor: KAMAZ creates a flying taxi

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Rumor: KAMAZ creates a flying taxi

In recent years, more and more car manufacturers are developing in the area of creating flying cars. And after such giants as Uber and Airbus with its VTOL Alpha One domestic automaker "KAMAZ" is working on creating a flying car, which in the future can be used as a flying taxi.

The Flying machine is called "Pegasus" by analogy with mythical winged creature. "Pegasus" will weigh, according to the developers, no more than 1.5 tons. Speed on earth is up to 100 kilometers per hour, but in the air the flying car can gain speed of up to 150 kilometers per hour.

Pegas, by design, will consist of two platforms. First — the air, and it will work on the internal combustion engine, and the second — the land, and it will be used pokazemy the motor. The estimated cost of future flying cars will be more than 150 000 USD. As already mentioned, the domestic automaker is planning to make "Pegasus" flying taxi. And in this case, auto will be set to autopilot. The press service of "KAMAZ" has not yet confirmed the release date of the car, but did not deny the development, saying that "is constantly in search of ideas."

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