Terra Drone enter a new field ‘flying car’ business〜Supporting CARTIVATOR, which is aiming at a demo flight in 2020〜

November 28, 2018

Terra Drone Corporation (Shibuya-ku Tokyo CEO Toru Tokushige following as Terra-Drone) finalised the sponsor contract with CARTIVATOR Resource Management Association (following as CARTIVATOR) running ‘first flying car in Japan’ inventive projects named CARTIVATOR.

■Thoughts of Terra Drone
‘We are incredibly excited to be supporting CARTIVATOR in challenging for practical application of the flying car’ said Terra Drone’s COO Teppei Seki.
‘Terra Drone is the drone industry-leading global company born in Japan.
We decided to support CARTIVATOR because Terra Drone’s vision, creating a new society boosted from Japan to the world, fits perfectly with the  ‘flying car’ ideas of CARTIVATOR.’
Terra Drone group (Terra Motors, Terra Drone) provides CARTIVATOR our resources for international expansion, PR supports, and skills for the control system at low space cultivated by UAV control system. Moreover we would like to contribute to realize ‘aerial mobility revolution’ that CARTIVATOR proposes.
■Thoughts of CARTVATOR
We sincerely appreciate getting technical supports from Terra Drone. We harmonize the Terra Drone’s beliefs and directions by making the next aerial industrial renovation since we also hope for creating brand new generations that everyone can fly. Therefore, we are grateful to advance the project with support from Terra Drone. We will continue to develop our business further in the future.
■Terra Drone Corporation 
We are a drone industry-leading company established in 2016. Our head office is located in Tokyo, with 10 branches scattered throughout Japan, APEC, EU, Africa, North America, and Latin America. Featured are mining, providing essential tools for constructions, electric, energy, oil and gas, using the finest laser and photo surveying methods through our drones. Business layers are high-quality hardware, cutting-edge software, and service, drone management systems (UTM).Terra Motors manufactures and sells innovative electric-motor bicycles and tricycles in Asia. Sales figures are above 30,000 individual units per year and control 85% of the overseas sales ratio.For more information, visit https://www.terra-drone.net
CARTIVATOR is made of more than 100 volunteers and running the  ‘first flying car in Japan’ inventive projects. The activities started in 2012 and succeed in flying one-fifth of scale automobile in 2014. And now we are proceeding with development of manned aircraft in 2019, and the demonstration flight in 2020 under support from TOYOTA, NEC, and Panasonic.