Doroni Flying Car
The $350,000 Doroni H1 is advertised as a 2-seater "luxury roadster". Twitter/@Doroni1

Doroni Aerospace, a U.S.-based flying car company, has conducted thorough testing on the Doroni H1 and intends to put it into service by the beginning of 2025.

The $350,000 Doroni H1 is advertised as a 2-seater "luxury roadster".

Flying cars appear to be closer than we realize to becoming a commonplace fact.

According to a Miami-based aerospace company, the flying car, which could cost you up to $350,000, will take you to the skies in two years.

Doron Merdinger, the CEO of Doroni Aerospace, recently revealed to reporters at an event that his company is testing a two-seater vehicle that resembles a hovering drone and expects to start getting dispatches by 2025.

"We are just getting started and there is still plenty of work to be done. Our mission to make safe, efficient, and sustainable air travel accessible to the masses with the Doroni H1 eVTOL remains the same. We'll keep pushing the boundaries of what's possible," said CEO & Founder Doron Merdinger, reports Globe News Wire.

During an interview with FutureFlight, Doroni's Business Development Manager Yaakov Werdiger said, "The current prototype resembles our final product... The frame is currently going through a full redesign to reflect the level of safety that our customers expect and deserve from us. We are also making minor changes to our wings and ducts to allow a better and more efficient aerodynamic design."

Merdinger likened the Doroni H1 to a flying "roadster" designed for short trips and capable of carrying passengers at speeds of up to 140 mph while climbing to altitudes of several hundred feet.

A full-scale flying model will be accessible in the upcoming months as a result of the company's prototype successfully completing its first autonomous flight.

Because the H1 is expected to be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration as a Light Sport Aircraft, all you will need to operate one is a driver's license and 20 hours of training, reports First Post.

According to the company, the flying vehicle's 500-pound payload, two sets of large, ducted fan-equipped wings, and wheels give it the look of a hovering drone.

The three hatchet movements possible on the Doroni H1 are pitch, roll, and yaw.

Merdinger claims that it takes about 20 minutes for the battery to charge from 20% to 80%.

The company claims that they designed, built, tested, and successfully launched the X8 prototype eVTOL, a 643-pound full-scale prototype.

Merdinger told TMZ that the rising cost of components is the cause of the price increase. Doroni had previously predicted that the starting selling price would be $195,000.

The company received more than $2.7 million in funding from over 1,550 buyers via the stock crowdsourcing website

Pre-orders for the company's go-to-market airplanes received over 230 inquiries, and its first raise on the platform was completely subscribed.

While the U.S.-based company is working on a personal vehicle for rural areas, the Chinese firm XPeng is developing a model to fly tourists around cities.

According to the company, it can quickly achieve velocities of up to 80 mph.

It is anticipated that the all-electric XPeng X2 will be able to hover at a height of about 300 feet, or roughly the same as Big Ben.

It is expected that it will be available and cost the same as a high-end car like a Bentley or Rolls Royce by 2025.

The ultimate objective, according to the president and vice-chairman Brian Gu, is for wealthy individuals to use it as their primary mode of transportation every day.

The car would likely initially be limited to "the outskirts of cities or on scenic strips," he observed, as there were still a number of legislative challenges to be resolved.

Due to the likelihood that the early trip will require automatic completion, owners should only require a driver's license.

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