Skycar: Generation Two
Generation Two of the Skycar line. As you can see, the engines have been redesigned and moved around. The frane has been reshaped as well, to be more aerodynamic. There are now four nacelles with two rotary engines with carbon-composite fan blades in each nacelle.
Interesting thing about this vehicle is that there are only two control surfaces on the vehicle, one under each of the two front nacelles. Steering is done with engine thrust control. The front nacelles can be rotated to take off and land in a hover. Wicked awesome!
A nacelle from the Gen2 prototype
A shot right down the Batmobile-like hood
A shot of the 'guts' of the prototype.
Airspeed and temperature probe!
The muscle under the hood.
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