What’s better than a flying car? A flying car that’s great for the environment of course! It has been reported that aircraft designer Michael Moshier and test-pilot Robert Bulaga have begun development on the world’s first fuel-electric hybrid air car. Drawing inspiration from Trek Aerospace’s shrouded propeller (“ducted fan”) technology used in the SoloTrek XFV, a single person VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) aircraft, they came up with the idea of a hybrid air car that can carry more than one passenger.
With the hybrid air car, they are hoping to use it in third world countries for emergencies, while in more developed nations, it could be used as a regular car for people to beat the jams with. However, seeing how it’s a flying hybrid car, we doubt it’s going to be affordable for people of every class. The car will be developed in the US, and Moshier and Bulaga are now seeking financial aid to get things started. No ETA for when this car will be completed, but we can’t wait.Related articles: