The World’s First Commercial Hoverbike Has Arrived
Russia – A Russian startup called Hoversurf has designed the first commercial hoverbike called the Scorpion-3. The fully-manned quadcopter aims to make flying accessible to everyone.The bike is electric-powered and combines a motorcycle seat with drone technology, a combination that enables both amateurs and professionals to navigate it. Hoversurf designed it to resemble a dirt bike that is able to surf through the air at a maximum of 10 meters.The electric craft has built-in software that enables both manual and automated control for riders who want some extra assistance. The bike can carry up to 120 kilograms and can reach speeds of up to 50 kilometers per hour. While the hoverbike is definitely in the an extreme sports category at the moment, Hoversurf hopes that in the future the device could become an everyday form of transport.