Individual Lifting Vehicle Kit
By: Alex Covert -
Published: Jan 16, 2008 Updated: Aug 15 2011 • References: tfot.info
The Performance Aviation Manufacturing Group (PAM) plans to sell the Individual Lifting Vehicle (ILV) as a kit. As in... insert A to B and snap in place. The machine is said to have reached a maximum height of 20 feet and maximum airspeed of 25mph.
Don't count on it being sold at Walmart, as the kit is speculated to cost $50,000.
Check out this other DIY flying kit which is much cheaper at $10,000:
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