İkili prototip üretimine başlıyor.

Uçan otomobil insanlığın en büyük hayallerinden biri. Yavaş yavaş bu hayale yaklaşmaya başladığımız da su götürmez bir gerçek. İşte bu süreç, Porsche ve Boeing'in el sıkışması ile birlikte biraz daha hızlanacak gibi görünüyor.

Sektörlerinin önemli isimleri olan Porsche ve Boeing, uçan taşıtların geleceğini araştırmak ve teknolojiler geliştirmek üzere el sıkıştı. İki firmanın oluşturacağı takımlar potansiyel taşıtları inceleme altına alacak. Fakat bu ortaklığın çok daha can alıcı bir kısmı daha var.

Porsche, Boeing ve üçüncü parti Aurora Flight Sciences, tam teşekküllü bir prototip üretmeye de başlayacak. Bu prototip tamamen elektrikli olacak ve dikey iniş/kalkış yapabilecek. 

Uçan otomobil fikri şimdiden kulağa çok çekici geliyor. Porsche'nin öngörülerine göre uçan taşıtlar ilk dönemlerde sadece "zengin" kesime özel modellerden oluşacak. Fakat 2025 itibariyle herkesin satın alabileceği standart otomobiller haline gelecekler.

Henüz elektrikli otomobile geçmekte zorlanan ülkemizde, uçan otomobilleri görmek birkaç yılımızı daha alabilir.

 

Kaynak: Porsche, Boeing
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Porsche and Boeing to Partner on Premium Urban Air Mobility Market

"Porsche is looking to enhance its scope as a sports car manufacturer by becoming a leading brand for premium mobility. In the longer term, this could mean moving into the third dimension of travel," says Detlev von Platen, Member of the Executive Board for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG. "We are combining the strengths of two leading global companies to address a potential key market segment of the future."

As part of the partnership, the companies will create an international team to address various aspects of urban air mobility, including analysis of the market potential for premium vehicles and possible use cases.

Boeing, Porsche and Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences are also developing a concept for a fully electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle. Engineers from both companies, as well as Porsche subsidiaries Porsche Engineering Services GmbH and Studio F.A. Porsche, will implement and test a prototype.

"This collaboration builds on our efforts to develop a safe and efficient new mobility ecosystem, and provides an opportunity to investigate the development of a premium urban air mobility vehicle with a leading automotive brand," said Steve Nordlund, Vice President and General Manager of Boeing NeXt, an organization that is laying the foundation for a next-generation mobility ecosystem in which autonomous and piloted vehicles can safely coexist. "Porsche and Boeing together bring precision engineering, style and innovation to accelerate urban air mobility worldwide."

A 2018 study by Porsche Consulting forecasts that the urban air mobility market will pick up speed after 2025. The study also indicates that urban air mobility solutions will transport passengers more quickly and efficiently than current conventional means of terrestrial transport, at a lower cost and with greater flexibility.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. As the top U.S. exporter, the company supports commercial and government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing employs more than 150,000 people worldwide and leverages the talents of a global supplier base. Building on a legacy of aerospace leadership, Boeing continues to lead in technology and innovation, deliver for its customers and invest in its people and future growth.