Google co-founder unveils Kitty Hawk Flyer

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Larry Page, one of the founders of Google and current CEO of Alphabet Inc., has unveiled his long-awaited electric aircraft named Kitty Hawk Flyer. To be honest, we thought we’d be seeing a flyer car but this is also pretty interesting.

kitty hawk flyer • Google co-founder unveils Kitty Hawk Flyer

It’s like a huge drone that can lift up a human pilot. It can land and take-off vertically from water as it is designed to operate over a body of water. The Flyer is considered to be an Ultralight aircraft per Federal Aviation Administration regulations in the US, which is why there’s no pilot’s license required.

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There’s no retail price yet but they are enticing pilots with a $100 three-year membership to put them on a waiting list, first access to future events, and discount for the actual product release. A consumer version will be available by the end of this year, the company says.

Kitty Hawk says that there are no plans to ship the vehicle outside the US.

Via: Engadget

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