The picture comes from the official website of Kitty Hawk.
Strictly speaking, Kitty Hawk calls his products personal aircraft, ultralight aircraft, rather than Flying Car.
According to Kitty Hawk, at an altitude of about 450 meters, helicopters generally emit noise of about 60 decibels, while Heaviside emits noise of less than 40 decibels. For comparison, General OfficeAir conditionerThe noise is about 50 decibels.
Sebastian Thrun, CEO of Kitty Hawk, said the success of flying cars depends on social acceptance. Quietness is also very important in addition to speed and small size. Thrun has been involved in the design of Google Autopilot.