The FlyNano single-seat flyer is now up in the air. It will be set up officially at Aero 2011 at Friedrichshafen, Germany starting from April 13 to 16. Aero is Europe’s leading aviation event. It comes in three variants including the electrically powered E 200-series, the up-rated racing model R 260/300 series and a petrol-powered G 240-series. Thanks to the groundbreaking design solutions as well as a sophisticated carbon fiber composite construction, the FlyNano is exceptionally light. While the wingspan is 5 meters, height is nearly 1.3 m, nose to tail is 3.5m, FlyNano’s maximum take off weight is nearly 200kg. Its speed ranges from 70-140km/h. FlyNano has been designed primarily for the pleasure of flying. No need of a cargo or additional passengers. You get to fly all alone and enjoy just like a bird. It costs anywhere between € 25.000 – 27.000 with a storage box being priced at € 5.300.
Designer : FlyNano
Produce this, add 2nd seat, add larger wings, fuel tanks, & Rent in Hawaii, FL, CA OR WA ID VA TN KY NC MI Minn, PR, Canada alone, Awesome, Love to sample this plane.
Apps for: Search Rescue, Air tours, Photo tours, mapping, Rescue, surveying?
Wow, all from 1 plane with sensor pods.
Wow. Flying boats. A concept that's been around since the 1920's is SO futuristic! Leave it to the Germans to think:"nien, letz just improve on zee old stuff". The Germans are trying to bring back ZEPPELINS for christ's sake!
Oh, and russell, I don't see this being exceptionally effective at rescue operations because (A) even with two-seater variant you suggested, it wouldn't be able to rescue more than one person at a time (perhaps you could attatch handles onto the lower wings, but that might effect flight), (B) when flying boats land, they don't stop on a dime, if anything they go farther than aircraft with wheel landing gear, so I can easily see someone getting accidentally injured or killed during a landing on very bad landing on very rough water (it's counter-producive to kill the person in need of rescue) and (C) (expanding on point "B") flying boats, like all fixed-wing aircraft) need a pretty long "runway" to take off (it would suck to have a big-ass wave push this tiny craft over just as it's attempting to take flight). It's a really cool aircraft, but flying boats have all the strengths and weaknesses of planes and watercraft.
GREAT one (1) PLACE. KEEP IT THAT WAY. Everyone, always wants to ruin it buy adding a second place…NO..
Leave it along as a great one place.
from a old single-place-open air flying guy. alex in MN
Hey !! I will like to know why the engine is in the front, I think will be more safe in the tail of the plane. anyway great design, good luck