The single-seat SD-03 was designed to be the world’s smallest electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) vehicle. Click image to enlargeSkyDrive Inc., a Toyota-backed company developing “urban air mobility solutions,” conducted its first public demonstration flight of the SD-03 flying car.

The flight took place at the 10,000-square-meter Toyota Test Field, which is one of the largest test fields in Japan and home to the company’s development base.

The single-seat SD-03 was designed to be the world’s smallest electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) vehicle. It circled the test field for about four minutes with a pilot at the controls. A computer-assisted control system helped ensure flight stability and safety while technicians monitored flight conditions and aircraft performance.

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