The Hirbo company designed a new electric helicopter which will provide seating for single person, many other websites title the gadget as “Hirobo’s Futuristic One-Man Electric Helicopter is the Ultimate James Bond Gadget“. Hirbo’s one man electric helicopter is compact, silent and is one step towards futuristic transportation. The maximum flying velocity of helicopter is 100km/h and can fly in air for approximately 30 minutes in a single flight. The modifications are still on the way to make the prototype a better machine so that the final design has better capabilities. The one seater chopper is currently under development phase for personal transportation and emergency relief.
The helicopter is powered by electric engine powerful enough to defy gravity that doesn’t produce noise or any pollution. This prototype model has evolved from GEN H-4, which claimed to be the world’s smallest manned helicopter. GEN H-4 was much cheaper but it was powered with noise producing gasoline engine. This new model is much better as compared to GEN H-4 in many aspects.
The company expects to sell this machine for approximately 375,000 USD. The Company is also looking forward for better models which will probably provide more seating capacity as their market researches show great potential for mass production. The company believes that their business will grow to 120 billion USD by 2021.