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Practical flying air taxi using current tech and twice as safe as driving

• Next Big Future

SureFly is a personal helicopter/VTOL aircraft designed for safe and easy flight. With eight independent motors each driving a single carbon fiber propeller, a backup battery power system, and a ballistic parachute to safely land in the event of emergency, the SureFly provides unparalleled safety for a personal aircraft.

SureFly is changing the helicopter industry. Now is the time to discover the affordable, easy-to-pilot, safe answer to personal flight.

* Electric Driven Props: 2 props per arm, contra rotating. Eight motors, each driving a single propeller
* Piloted Vehicle designed to carry pilot and passenger or pilot and cargo
* Curb Weight: 1100lbs. Max Takeoff Weight: 1500lbs
* Gasoline Piston Engine drives dual generators to provide power to prop motors
* Dual Lithium Battery Packs: 7.5kWh each, used for emergency landing power (5 minutes) in the event the gasoline generator fails
* Full computer and electrical system redudancy
* Ballistic Parachute
* Fuselage and props are carbon fiber for durability and light weight
* 70 mph top speed
* One hour of flight time available per tank of gasoline

* they plan to sell for less than $200,000 each and eventually get the price to about $80,000
* it will require a 20 hour sport flying license
* they plan to prove to the FAA that it is twice as safe as driving

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