AGH. HOVERBIKE. REAL ONE.
Two years ago Aerofex introduced the world to its hoverbike, the Aero-X, and now they think they’ll begin selling commercial models as early as 2017! The bikes will cost around $85,000 and are propelled by rotors, allowing the rich and mobile to literally spray dirt in our face as they whiz by laughing.
All class war aside, we would buy one of these things immediately if we could. The Aero-X can reach 45 mph, hovers at about twelve feet off the ground, seats two, and is extremely useful for chasing fugitives across the alkali flats. Don’t forget to wear a menacing helmet!
The video below demonstrates some of the features of the Aero-X, including its braking, roll authority, how they fixed that nasty coupling issue, and how it looks flying over a level surface.
Does this work on water? It’s got power, assumably....