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-- so aren't you one of the millions better stick in the morning commute tired of being stuck in traffic.
For hours on end money has the answer to all of your woes to -- you ready.
That's right one company is showing off their new breakthrough airplane car hybrid.
At the Oshkosh air show it is.
And -- and actually be able to buy -- joining us now from the air show.
Where he is showing it off is Carl Dietrich co-founder.
And CEO terrible way to.
Thank you so much for comment -- you hated that show.
You a car that flies.
Traffic is a big problem and what we're trying to do is take the first practical step.
Towards a vehicle that will get the broader population up and out of traffic and give them more freedom.
Wow I can't believe that use the word practical in a sentence about this device but let me ask you -- basic questions here.
Do -- meter runway in order to take off because you know that.
Kind of inhibits the whole car.
-- thing you need around my right.
You do need a runway for this first products now and there are over 5000 public use airports in the United States on average there's one within a half hour drive.
-- wherever you are just most people aren't aware of this visit NASA identified this network of 5000 airports as our nation's largest under utilized transportation reasons.
You don't yeah smiling he's got a lot of excess capacity.
Okay gas mileage is a big concerns that everybody's drive and a high bridge you know they're worried about how many miles to the down -- getting.
When you're driving a plane around on the street what should gas mileage like.
We get about 35 miles to the gallon driving on the highway and then when we're flying it over a hundred miles an hour we're getting about twenty miles per gallon.
So the value propositions pretty good.
Park excitement in Manhattan city you know when I drive around I'm always like looking -- a spot to parallel park in where you park something like this.
So you park it in a garage usually it it will actually fit inside a standard construction single car garage Watson on May not have -- in Manhattan but if you live outs you know.
Up on the cape and you commute into Manhattan or something like that.
Is to be a perfect thing.
Yeah Davidow was talking about that that that's exactly what he would use the sports -- I'm starting to buy into the practical.
Proposition a little bit more doing -- pilot's license I'm assuming I mean both the pilot's license and a regular driver's license.
So you're absolutely right you do need both pilots license in a driver's license but there's a new type of pilot's license called a sport pilot certificate which takes half the time and half the money to get.
And that was one of the real keys that caused us decide to invest in this technology today I'm pretty much so when this is going to production when can I get one.
How much does that cost.
So we've got about two years before we get into production we're finishing up crash testing of the vehicle about and then we're gonna start selling them in low volume at the beginning and it's going to be like a super sports car price we're looking about.
Dollars who you.
-- that is expensive.
What has the reaction been like I mean you have pre order is have you what what have you heard.
Yeah we've taken over 100 pre orders already so the market is there.
Our product it's really exciting for -- with the public debut the response -- really been overwhelming.
So we'll watch a little bit of the video on this side tell me how it works what happens with the winds and we saw them sort of retracting in.
Take me through how exactly this works.
Yes so in order to convert from airplane mode to -- -- it's really simple you have to be stopped on the ground -- to shut off your engine and the new punch in a little personal identification number on it touch screen in the cockpit.
That ensures that somebody steals your vehicle won't be able to fly away with -- well once you do that you just push a couple buttons in the wings -- up a certain sort of like putting the top down on a convertible.
I'll have you driven on the street with one of these and what -- looks did you get from the people next -- on the highway.
Yeah you you do get looks -- we have driven down the street most of our testing we do -- -- -- -- environment will but we've done some marketing videos and stuff like that.
Where were out on public roads it is legal for us to be out on public roads yeah and you get some looks it's a lot of.
I'm pretty much sold let me I wanna come in -- parallel park it's I can make sure that I can still parking a street Manhattan but other than that.
I am I'm -- sold Carl thank you so much for coming -- we love it.
Thank you are -- let's.
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