drive transform fly the CaraVellair®

Aircraft Specs

CaraVellair® Aircraft Specifications

The CaraVellair® integrates airplane, car and motorcycle components into one vehicle that is designed to drive, transform and fly. Roadable aircraft are real-life transformers! The prototype is a proof-of-concept for the single-seat entry-level model. It is being used to validate the key technology for the production model and future models.

 

Target Kit Price: Starting at $50,000 USD

Aircraft Configuration:

  • Wing Span: 28′
  • Length: 22.5′
  • Height: 7.5′
  • GTOW: 1470 lbs.
  • Clean stall speed: ~50 knots
  • Cruise Speed: TBD
  • Range: TBD
  • Controls: single 3-axis control yoke* and Vernier throttle

Key Features:

  • Aluminum construction
  • Single liquid-cooled automotive-gasoline engine*
  • 6-speed manual transmission with electric reverse
  • Single seat
  • Integral conversion design — nothing left at the airport
  • One-person manual conversion
  • Tri-fold wing configuration — reduces side area*
  • Retractable twin-boom tail*
  • Reverse tricycle wheel configuration*
  • Fixed-pitch pusher propeller
  • Airframe parachute
  • 4-cylinder, 1.0 liter powerplant operates at 100 horsepower
  • 16-gallon fuel tank
  • 23” wide cockpit

*Unique combination of concepts that enable dual-mode operation.

(All information provided represents work-in-progress and is subject to change without notice.)