Saturday, January 28, 2023

Check out this flying motorcycle designed to reach 320 km/h

Mayman Aerospace has designed a P2 Speeder flying motorcycle for commercial or military use. The company promotes the P2 Speeder as a high-speed vehicle that can be used in operations that often require helicopters. The design is still in the testing phase, with the driverless prototype using a safety cable for now.

Mobility company Mayman Aerospace has designed a flying motorcycle that is intended for commercial or military use. Know in detail what this futuristic vehicle has to offer.

The motorcycle is designed to be flown autonomously, remotely or with a pilot with potential for military applications.

A prototype of the P2 Speeder built for cargo. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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The P2 Speeder is built with eight powerful jet engines that can fly up to an altitude of 6,000 meters.

P2 Speeder - Engine
A prototype of the P2 Speeder. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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It is over 1.8 meters long, over 1 meter high (without landing gear) and has removable wings that can be extended up to 5 meters wide for faster flight.

P2 Speeder
Front view of the P2 Speeder prototype. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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As on a racing motorcycle, riders can sit with their feet on the rear legs, leaning forward.

P2 Speeder (Seating)
A person sitting in the P2 Speeder prototype. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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CEO David Mayman said the seat has two handles: one for takeoff and landing, the other for speed and altitude control.

P2 Speeder (Front Seat)
Take a closer look at the P2 Speeder’s front end. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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Once activated, the motorcycle rises up to two meters and floats while waiting for the rider’s instructions.

P2 Speeder In The Air
A screenshot of the trailer with the P2 Speeder turned off. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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According to the CEO the motorcycle can identify routes and detect potential obstacles like trees or buildings while flying through its motion sensors.

P2 Fast Flight
Screenshot of a P2 Speeder trailer flying over some houses. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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The motorcycle is also designed to carry up to 450 kg and can glide through the air at 320 km/h and over 800 km/h in riderless charging mode.

P2 Speeder With Cargo
Screenshot of the trailer of the P2 Speeder flying with cargo. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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Mayman Aerospace sees potential customers in the military, cargo delivery, wildfire and natural disaster relief, and relocation in inaccessible areas.

P2 Speeder With Medical Supplies
Screenshot of P2 Speeder’s trailer after taking off with medical supplies. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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The P2 Speeder is currently being tested at the Mayman Aerospace airfield in Ventura, California. The prototype must be lanyarded until certified by the FAA.

P2 Speeder Test
A P2 Speeder being tested without the full body frame. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

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So far, the P2 Speeder prototype has successfully taken off and landed on its own. It is also capable of hovering and forward flight, although this has not yet been tested by a pilot.

Speeder P2 Cargo Test Flight
Loaded P2 speeder during a test flight. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

Fuentes: Rob Report

Mayman Aerospace said insider Which expects military use of the motorcycle by 2024 while it overcomes problems related to overcrowding in its logistics. Consumer versions won’t be available anytime soon.

P2 Speeder
US investor Tim Draper shaking hands with David Mayman, CEO of Mayman Aerospace, in the P2 Speeder. Courtesy of Mayman Aerospace.

Source: Mayman Aerospace

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