Flying car A5 by a California-based startup Aska got a special airworthy certification
Looks like the company is planning to enter the commercial market by 2026, There is another company Alef Aeronautics got similar approval for their model The Armada.
The A5 drives into the airfield like a car and can take vertical take-off and short take-off and landing on runways, It looks like they have completed the initial phase of testing and waiting for G1 Status
They have the potential to revolutionize transportation in the future due to their ability to provide fast, efficient, and convenient travel.
Potential practical applications of flying cars include
- Personal transportation: Flying cars could provide a convenient and efficient way for people to travel long distances, saving time and hassle compared to traditional ground transportation.
- Emergency response: Flying cars could be used in emergency situations to quickly transport first responders and medical personnel to remote locations.
- Urban transportation: Flying cars could be used in urban areas to reduce traffic congestion and pollution, and to provide fast, efficient transportation between different areas of a city.
- Commercial transportation: Flying cars could be used to provide fast, efficient, and convenient transportation for commercial activities such as shipping and deliveries.
- Military applications: could be used by the military for a variety of purposes, including transport, surveillance, and combat.
Overall, They have the potential to revolutionize transportation by providing fast, efficient, and convenient travel, and could have a wide range of practical applications in the future.