The Dubai police force and HoverSurf, a tech company, unveiled a drone/motorcycle hybrid, which is designed for deployment in emergency situations, at the Gitex Technology Week in Dubai World Trade Centre, Monday.SCORPION platform is a single-seat aircraft that rediscovers the art of flying and hovering enabling a hi-tech quadcopter-based solution.
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It’s a unique electric-powered vessel combining a motorcycle seat with quadcopter drone technology bringing speed agility and stability of flight to the hands of amateur and professional navigators.
The vehicle is equipped with four propellers and can lift a driver up to 5m off the ground and travel up to 6km for at least 25 minutes.According to HoverSurf, it can take about 300kg on board and pick up the pace up to 70km/h in the sky.
On ground, the motorcycle is able to drive for eight hours on one battery and can hit speeds up to 200km/h.. This is a special version of the hoverbike for the Dubai police. The uniform of the pilot is also provided by the police.