Kalashnikov Concern, a Russian defense company and makers of the AK-47, has unveiled an all-electric flying vehicle that boasts sixteen rotors. Practical applications include: scouting for military missions, communications, and even certain combat situations. It has completed its first test at an undisclosed hangar in Russia by company officials. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Kalashnikov Concern’s hoverbike has been unveiled in a video that showcases basically the exoskeleton of the vehicle. With no gasoline or diesel engine, the batteries appear to be located under the rider. Joining the rotors, the flying car has a seat and is maneuvered through the use of a joystick. Still a bit naked, the video shows in the end a shell that adds a curvi-linear look to it,” reports Design Boom.