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1. (WO2018077808) CONFIGURABLE TAIL FOR FLYING CAR

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/077808    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/077017
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 24 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B64C 37/00
B60F 5/02
Applicants: AEROMOBIL R&D, S. R. O.
Inventors: MACANDREW, Doug
ROOMS, Simon
GREN, Martin
Title: CONFIGURABLE TAIL FOR FLYING CAR
Abstract:
A vehicle configurable for air or road use (a flying car), comprising a body (10) having road wheels (26) for supporting the body when configured for road use; wings (16) connected to the body and deployable for air use; and a tail section (18) at the rear of the body (10), comprising at least one horizontal tailplane (18"); wherein the at least one horizontal tailplane includes a planar rearmost edge section (42) that is pivotable about an axis transverse to the longitudinal axis of the vehicle between a first position in which the plane of the rearmost edge section is substantially horizontal, and a second position in which the plane of the rearmost edge section is substantially vertical, and can function as a rear bumper in road use configuration.