What do you think of the iCar 101?

Re: What do you think of the iCar 101?

Postby Tsukiyumi » Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:57 am

RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Because I don't trust myself/half the drivers out there to pilot it safely.


Tsukiyumi wrote:Advanced autopilot. 'Nuff said.


Ahem.

Also, require people to get a pilot's license for manual operation in case the system fails.
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Re: What do you think of the iCar 101?

Postby Vic » Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:01 am

That'll keep the numbers way down. Few people have the 45k-60k to burn for schooling just to be able to pilot a flying car.

Edit; That's a for a professional pilot, a personal seems to be about 6k-15k.
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Re: What do you think of the iCar 101?

Postby Tsukiyumi » Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:15 am

Hmm. I wonder if the price is only because of the small number of people who do it? Maybe just teach the skills needed to land the thing safely...
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Re: What do you think of the iCar 101?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 11:08 pm

I'll make sure to keep watching the sky, then. *Ducks and covers*
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Re: What do you think of the iCar 101?

Postby McAvoy » Fri Apr 05, 2013 1:37 am

There would be a need for fail proof safety features to prevent flying cars from crashing into buildings.

But I don't even trust regular car drivers. I think we still need to improve that system before we even attempt flying cars. Like harder tests, a system installed into cars that detects when people are using their cell phones and then charges them fines, stuff like that.
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Re: What do you think of the iCar 101?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 11:24 pm

Yeah, I'm with McAvoy. Regular driving's screwy enough with two dimensions. You wanna add a third?
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Re: What do you think of the iCar 101?

Postby Tyyr » Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:03 pm

Tsukiyumi wrote:Hmm. I wonder if the price is only because of the small number of people who do it? Maybe just teach the skills needed to land the thing safely...

Insurance.
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Re: What do you think of the iCar 101?

Postby Vic » Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:06 am

lol......Time to invest in insurance companies!
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