The Hoversurf Scorpion-3

[World’s First Commercial Manned Quadcopter]

Have you ever dreamed of flying with the same simplicity as riding a bike? SCORPION platform is a single-seat aircraft that rediscovers the art of flying and hovering enabling a hi-tech quadcopter-based solution.

It’s a unique electric-powered vessel combining a motorcycle seat with quadcopter drone technology bringing speed agility and stability of flight to the hands of amateur and professional navigators.

The Scorpion 3 can carry 265 pounds while zooming at speeds of 30 miles per hour and reach an altitude of 33 feet. It can stay airborne for upto 27 minutes.

Watch the demonstration videos below to learn more and see the Hoverbike Scorpion-3 which is currently still under development and relies on both automated software controlled flight as well as full-manual control over the hoverbike.

A further video shows the team flying an earlier prototype of the Scorpion outside, over a basketball court, both unmanned and manned, with even less safety gear than above:

Hoverbike Scorpion-3 Price And Availability

Unfortunately no information on pricing or worldwide availability has been released as yet for the Hoverbike Scorpion-3.

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Source: TheVerge | Via: HoverSurf
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Posted on : 21 Feb 2017 @ 16:45

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