SkyDrive Japan's First Flying Car


As the world faces one of the deadliest Pandemic in history, Japan proves that CoViD-19 should not hinder us trying to go on with our lives. They are fighting anyway they can and they are not letting this Pandemic to hold them to create something beautiful.

One Japanese company, SkyDrive Incorporated, has announced the unveiling of their latest development on flying car, and they test drive it successfully.

According to a Press Release, the company conducted the public demonstration last August 25, 2020. They've done the test drive at the Toyota Test field, one of the largest field in Japan and home to the car company's development base


Meet SD-03, manned with a pilot and it circled the field for about four minutes.

CEO Tomohiro Fukuzawa stated that, "We are extremely excited to have achieved Japan's first ever manned flight.of a flying car in the two years since we founded SkyDrive... with the goal of commercializing such aircraft."

"We want to realize a society where flying cars are an accessible and convenient means of transportation in the skies and people are able to experience a safe, secure, and comfortable new way of life."

The SD-03 is the world's smallest electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle and takes up the space of about two parked cars, according to the company. It has eight motors to ensure "safety in emergency situations."



"In designing an unexplored, new genre of transportation known as the flying car, we chose the keyword "progressive" for inspiration," Design Director Takumi Yamamot said.

SkyDrive Incorporated wanted the vehicle to be futuristic, charismatic and desirable for all future customers, while fully incorporating the high technology of SkyDrive.

The company hopes to make the flying car a part of normal life and not just a commodity. More test flights will occur in the future under different conditions to make sure the safety and technology of the vehicle meet industry standards.

The success of this flight means that it is likely the car will be tested outside of the Toyota Test field by the end of the year.

According to a Press Release, there has been no Price yet for this development and the company will continue to develop technologies to safely and securely launch the flying car in 2023.


This generation will witness a lot of changes in our world that we ourselves, the "Older" ones only witness in the movies. 

Cheerio!