Kitty Hawk debuts electric flyer prototype

Aviation startup Kitty Hawk has unveiled the prototype of its first personal flying vehicle.

The company says that the ultralight, all-electrical aircraft can even fly over water and a pilot’s license won’t be needed.

“We hope that this is more of an exciting concept than what most people have had in their minds about flying cars,” said Kitty Hawk aerospace engineer and test pilot Cameron Robertson.

The company says it hopes to have a retail product by the end of 2017.

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