Here at DRONELIFE we’re a typical tech company – we’re often multitasking by combining caffeine consumption and writing. In a recent coffee shop, we just had to engage with a couple who arrived on our absolute dream: a gorgeous Ural motorcycle, complete with gleaming sidecar. Life goals – but that same motorcycle just got cooler. It now comes with a drone.
Ural motorcycles are legendary, being first introduced in the second world war. They are rugged bikes designed to travel from urban to off road terrain – with a passenger. Manufactured in Russia, the Ural is reportedly based on an original design reverse engineered from a BMW R71. The bikes were originally manufactured for the military, but production shifted to the consumer market back in the 1950’s – and while the tehnology has continually improved the style reflects the company’s origins.
The Ural Air “reflects our fascination with blending Ural’s classic design with cutting edge technologies,” says the company website. Ural riders taking their bikes to the back of beyond for adventure can now document it – from the air.
See the video below to see the Air in action.
Miriam McNabb is the Editor-in-Chief of DRONELIFE and CEO of JobForDrones, a professional drone services marketplace, and a fascinated observer of the emerging drone industry and the regulatory environment for drones. Miriam has a degree from the University of Chicago and over 20 years of experience in high tech sales and marketing for new technologies.
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