Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie is a super sleek $750,000 personal plane

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If you have $750,000 and the space for a super slick personal plane, the Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie is the one for you.

Aside from the fact that it looks really, really good, the vehicle's performance isn't too bad either.

Private aircraft manufacturer Cobalt launched the Cobalt Co50 Valkyrie on November 12, and it's the fastest private aircraft in its class of single-piston engines, boasting the ability to travel up to 260 knots — other single engine piston aircrafts usually max out at 242 knots.

The plane is the fifth prototype of the model, according to Wired. And you can pre-order your very own here, but don't expect to go on a swanky joy ride any time soon. The company is still completing its test flight program and will need full certification by the FAA. Colbalt needs to clear the certification process so it can start delivering planes to buyers during summer 2017. Read more...

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