Dubai to launch over 100 flying cars for seamless door-to-door travel, reduce travel time


Before they can drive and fly it, people must undergo several months of training.

The Dubai-based company aviterra has placed an order for more than 100 flying cars that will take residents door-to-door when it launches in 2025-26.

Private Jet Charter Ownership Jetex, Aviterra commissioned the PAL-V two-seater Liberty flying cars to offer last mile solutions to residents.

Mouhanad Wadaa, CEO of AviterraHe said that it is a complete car that people can park in the parking lot or in the villa.

“You will be able to drive it on land and you will be able to turn this car into a flying vehicle in 2 minutes. It needs a 120 meter runway to take off and will fly up to 11,000 feet high. Upon landing, you can drive like a normal car to your home or destination. It will use the same fuel that is used for normal cars. “So it’s driving a car with an airplane engine on the road.”

Wadaa saying.

The PAL-V Liberty, known as the world’s first real flying car due to the combination of a gyroplane and a car, addresses the need to travel independently of congested roads and improves travel flexibility. With a flight range of 500 km and a maximum speed of 180 km/h, Liberty shortens travel and travel times.

Loggia Investment, the investment arm of Aviterrahas made a strategic investment in PAL-V and established partnerships for the Middle East and Africa region.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi are taking the lead in adopting last-mile mobility solutions. Recently, Dubai signed an agreement with US-based Joby Aviation to operate air taxis in Dubai for six years. He US-based Archer and Falcon Aviation of the United Arab Emirates It also signed an agreement to build vertiports in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to operate flying vehicles.

Who will fly on it first?

Mouhanad Wadaa, CEO of Aviterra

Wadaa revealed that the flying cars will initially be used for private and government use.

He added that people will be trained for a couple of months before they can drive and fly it.

“We need to make sure people are well trained and hold a private pilot’s license.”

he said, adding that this vehicle is in the last mile certification process.

“We expect it to be initially implemented by the end of 2025 or 2026, subject to final certification by the General Authority of Civil Aviation of the United Arab Emirates. “It will get certified by the International Air Transport Association (Iata) and the European Aviation Safety Agency and then we will work with the UAE government to get certified as per the European authority certification.”

Responding to a comment on cost, he added that this vehicle will cost almost 10 percent of a helicopter ride and the operating cost will also be 10 percent of a helicopter.

News Source: Khaleej Times


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