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AT Black Knight Transformer Hits the Road and Takes a Hop 33

Posted by timothy
from the best-toys-are-always-someone-else's dept.
Zothecula (1870348) writes "Following on from driving tests that wound up in December last year, the Black Knight Transformer prototype demonstrator has taken to the air for the first time. California-based Advanced Tactics, Inc., announced its vehicle, which combines the capabilities of a helicopter and an off-road vehicle, completed its first flight tests last month, being remotely piloted at an undisclosed location in Southern California."
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AT Black Knight Transformer Hits the Road and Takes a Hop

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  • lame (Score:2, Insightful)

    by Charliemopps (1157495) on Saturday April 12, 2014 @08:01AM (#46732701)

    Ok, that thing is lame. It looks like someone built it in their garage (they probably did.) And Monster truck? What? They have it next to a stock F150 and it has less ground clearance, smaller tires and I see no front axle shafts (so no 4x4) and in fact, it's hard to see but I don't think there are rear drive shafts either. All this is, is a giant quadracopter with landing gear off a Honda Civic. They should just do away with the tires to save weight and be done with it.

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