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Meet Runflier Stalker: Russia Introduces the World’s First Airborne Car

The “Runflier” Stalker," which is an advanced version of the earlier model Evolution, looks like a four-wheeled car with wings that can be folded along the body of the vehicle. It is, however, a lot more than that; it is a landmark airborne vehicle second to none in the world. The Runflier’s designer is a graduate of the Moscow Aviation Institute and a former aviation test pilot. His name is Alexander Begak, and he is also (among his many other hats) the chief designer of Skarabei Laboratory. He proudly claims that in the air the Stalker can travel up to 200 kilometers (about 124 miles) per hour.

 


The Runflier can take off from a limited runway and can cover the distance of one and a half thousand kilometers (932 miles) without refueling. The vehicle is made of super light coal plastics and Kevlar (a strong, light synthetic fiber) and weighs only 140 kg (about 300 pounds).

A gifted aircraft designer and inventor, Alexander Begak has designed over 15 air-borne vehicles. In 2005 he set an absolute record flying in an ultra-light micro-aircraft of his own construction at the height of 3,701 meters (about 12,000 feet) above sea surface. He said of his air-borne projects most of which were conducted at the Moscow Aviation Institute:

“We want to restore the fleet of ultra-light aviation, the project, which aviators turned down in the 1950s for the benefit of strategic defense goals.”

His ultra-light aircraft can be designated for military purposes as well. The plastic equipment makes it invisible to radars and therefore perfect for reconnaissance maneuvers. It can also patrol frontiers, conduct day and night photography, mapping and monitoring.

So the next time you look up in the sky and see something odd there, remember the words of that old television show:

“It’s a bird! It’s a Plane. No, it’s a car!”

Just don’t tell Superman. Even though he’s been dead for years, he just might not be able to take it.



M Dee Dubroff
International Innovations
InventorSpot.com

Comments
Jan 8, 2009
by Anonymous

Does something missing from this photo?

where is wing structure of this thing? I don't believe it can fly just like this. Any more detail?

Jan 9, 2009
by Cosetta
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flying car

 I wil check. Thank you

 

Happy Patent,

Cosetta

Jan 9, 2009
by Cosetta
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your diatribe

Thank you for your thoughts ,but I do not read the Communist Manifesto, respect Lenin  and do not appreciate your comment about copy and paste.

i will fix my typo and to answer to yourr question, yes, i do some  research.

 i guss you in your infinite wisdom have  never made a mistake.

Lucky you. 

 

Happy Patent,

Cosetta

Jan 9, 2009
by Anonymous

"The plastic equipment makes

"The plastic equipment makes it invisible to radar"? What makes it invisible to radar is not by being plastic! You ought to know more.

Jan 9, 2009
by M Dee Dubroff
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I can only  tell  you

I can only  tell  you that is what the source said. if it is incorrect,   I cannot help that. I would not know to question it. Do you know what makes it invisible to radar? if you give me the information, I will be glad to put it in the article. You should know more before you criticize others for the same thing.

 

Yours in Words,

M Dee Dubroff

Russian Innovations

Jan 10, 2009
by Anonymous

malarki

Video or it never happened....!

Jan 11, 2009
by M Dee Dubroff
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Malarki

You are entitled to your opinion.

How about the course of history before videos, Mr or Ms Malarky?  

 

 

Yours in Words,

M Dee Dubroff

Russian Innovations

Jan 11, 2009
by M Dee Dubroff
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videos and products website

 Thank you so much for your help.

I appreciate it. 

 

 

Yours in Words,

M Dee Dubroff

Russian Innovations