Flying cars haven't really taken off but SkyRunner is hoping to change that by unveiling their all-terrain "light-sport aircraft" at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Flying cars haven't really taken off but SkyRunner is hoping to change that by unveiling their all-terrain "light-sport aircraft" at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Designed to appeal to everyone from recreational enthusiasts to search and rescue teams, the SkyRunner uses reflex paraglide wing technology and can be transitioned from an all-terrain vehicle to an airplane in just three minutes. More importantly, SkyRunner CEO Stewart Hamel says the model won't need an airport as "open fields, grass strips and secluded beaches will be the runways of choice."

Power comes from a Ford-sourced 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine that develops 125 HP (92 kW) and 200 Nm (147 lb-ft) of torque. It enables the model to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds and hit a top speed of 115 mph (185 km/h) on the ground.  In the air, it tops out at 55 mph (88 km/h).

In order to fly the SkyRunner, customers will have to shell out $119,000 (€86,455) and obtain a flying license that requires 12 hours of flight with a Certified Flight Instructor. 

The company is currently accepting pre-orders and hopes to begin deliveries next year.

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