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This product could serve the needs of those that are sportman and outdoors men as well as the everyday commuter . His parking lot would just have to be a body of water large enough to accomdiate his or her landing and takeoff .
The same price as exotic sportscars and, like them, destined to be a garage queen after the first three outings.
Great idea but, what is the plane range, how much fuel does it hold
This is indeed a very cool, sexy looking offering but as I stated in the article comments Progressive Aerodynes Searey, already successful and with a 10 plus year headstart to perfect an already good design, at about half the price loaded with moving map GPS, folding wings,(which few usually use) with a turbo motor that uses less gas, has a much higher service ceiling, uses a third the space for takeoff and landings, has a canopy that can be slid back from the windscreen to open the cockpit and make high speed taxi more like a boat, as well as less constricting, as all these things are tiny and besides the claustrophobia damn hot closed under a greenhouse canopy. It sounds like I'm slamming this thing but not really, only it's price and It's supposed great features are really just making a plane cockpit look like a car and an expensive "optional", not standard electric folding wings. It really is pretty and I imagine has similiar handling characteristics to the Searey, which I have flown and found to be surprisingly stable. Both aircraft are slow, with about the same top speed but you don't fly something like this if you're looking for high speed transportation. Nice toy for the rich but anybody on any kind of budget would do well to shop before you buy.