Under the “flying car” in Zee.Aero is a small aircraft with vertical takeoff and landing.
Google co-founder Larry page have created startups on the development of “flying cars” and invested in them not less than $100 million Businessman concealed his involvement in these projects and threatened to get out of them if this gets out.
Startups Zee.Aero and Kitty Hawk on the development of “flying cars” belongs to Google co-founder Larry page. He financed Zee.Aero since the company’s inception in 2010, demanding that his involvement in this business was not disclosed, says the Agency, citing 10 knowledgeable sources.
Paige has already spent more than $100 million to Zee.Aero, told Bloomberg two companion, and continued financing. According to the Agency, employees didn’t mention Paige, calling him “the guy upstairs” (GUS, the guy upstairs). This is due to the fact that Paige promised that he could stop supporting start-UPS, if you become aware of his involvement in the business of creating “flying cars”.
In Zee.Aero works with about 150 people. Among them some of the most talented young designers, software engineers and experts on motors and chargers. Previously, they worked at SpaceX, Elon musk, NASA and Boeing.
The chief designer of Zee.Aero and its CEO is Eric Allison. According to eyewitnesses, the company has a couple prototypes that are regularly undergoing flight tests.
Under the “flying car” in Zee.Aero is a small aircraft with vertical takeoff and landing, which runs completely on electricity. Both the prototype have a narrow fuselage, protruding cabin, designed for one person, and a wing in the back with two propellers. One of the prototypes looks like a normal plane, but small. The second is the place for small propellers on the fuselage, three on each side.
Recently, Zee.Aero has acquired over $1 million for a helicopter to fly next to the prototypes and to gather information about their work.