Gallery: Horizon Mass Transit System is an All-Electric Train-Plane Hyb...


The Horizon System is an entirely electric system of transportation conceived as a hybrid between a plane and a train. Thanks to a maglev-style mechanism, the large aircraft is able to pick up passengers inside the small SkyLink trains while both the plane and trains are in motion, eliminating the possibility of congestion at large airports and on highways. Unlike the Clip-Air—which is also a modular plane system—the Horizon System has no pilot, which means it could be the largest drone ever conceived.

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  1. Dr. Pugit November 17, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Yes! That is what I need for transportation. Air for the masses!

  2. english cheese man July 6, 2013 at 9:59 am

    Amazing, but how is this green? Making all thesemaglevs, rails, planes and alcohol for the many bars must release so much CO2. And how does this prevent the problems mentioned anyway?

  3. jetgraphics July 3, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    Air travel is so 20th century.
    Vacuum tube mag-lev will be “THE” major transportation system of the latter 21st century.
    Hypersonic velocity, efficiency, and capacity makes it the winner.

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