California-based Jetpack Aviation has began taking orders for a $380,000 “flying bike” that appears to have simply come off the Star Wars set. This isn’t a fictional product, although, as JetPack Aviation is now taking orders for the “Speeder.” It makes use of 5 modified jet engines to hit speeds of not less than 150 miles per hour.
The corporate has expertise with constructing and promoting private jetpacks. Its CEO David Mayman and his workforce at the moment are seeking to construct a fleet of those $380,000 flying bikes. The Speeder is described as a private vertical take-off and touchdown automobile with a swanky design that appears futuristic.
“It is a compact machine, like a bike, that may take off vertically out of your entrance garden or driveway and land on the opposite aspect of town in the same place,” in keeping with Mayman.
Those that are concerned with buying one must put up a $10,000 deposit simply to safe a pre-order. The Speeder will be capable of go as excessive as 15,000 toes and can have a 45 mile vary with speeds of as much as 150 miles per hour. It’s anticipated to debut subsequent yr.
These claims might really feel far-fetched however the firm says that it’s already testing a one-third scale prototype of the Speeder. They’re planning to make not less than 20 full-size items and ship them to prospects by subsequent yr. There can be a security strap to make sure that you don’t fall off, do you have to determine to splurge on one.