uSky Transport is proud to present a 6-seat uFlash capable of traveling at the speed of 500 km/h.
uFlash is designed for intercity and international commuting transportation on string-rail overpasses, the basis of which is the innovative uSky rail.
Originally, uFlash has been exhibited at InnoTrans in Berlin. And now, as part of the EXPO-2020 exhibition, it is being showcased at uSky Test & Certification Centre in Sharjah, UAE.
The model of uFlash U4-362 is designed to demonstrate the interior and exterior, the level of comfort in the passenger compartment and its equipment, the level of design, versatility, and production.
uFlash is driven by electric traction supplied from a live rail or an onboard energy storage unit.
uFlash shape is dictated by high aerodynamics requirements. The current achieved aerodynamic drag coefficient is close to the theoretical limit and is Cx = 0.06. This value is almost 10 times better than that of the most advanced modern cars. Exceptional aerodynamic features allow for energy savings, too. At the record speed of 500 km/h, uFlash consumes only 0.93 kg/100 pax×km in fuel equivalent.
Length – 9200 mm
Width – 1450 mm
Height – 1710 mm
Passenger capacity – 6 pax
Curb weight – 4120 kg
Gross vehicle weight – 4750 kg
Noise level – max 75 dBA
Max slope – 15 %
Max speed – 500 km/h
The uFlash interior is equipped with ergonomic seats with adjustable backrests and cushions. The seats are heated, ventilated, massaged, and feature lumbar support.
Displays with a built-in multimedia system are integrated into the cabin, they have a headphone jack, an interface in several languages, and entertainment (music and video). The displays provide an opportunity to view the route in real-time, and also have the functions of individual seat adjustment, seat control, temperature, illumination, and an emergency communication system with the control center.
The uFlash body is equipped with a separate luggage compartment.
The uFlash U4-362 model at uSky Test & Certification Centre has already aroused the genuine interest of many guests from different countries. Among the visitors who appreciated the innovative transport were such distinguished persons as Ambassador of Rwanda – His Excellency Emmanuel Hategeka, Minister of Transport of Colombia – Mrs. Ángela María Orozco Gómez, reputable Russian economist – Mikhail Khazin, transport expert – Mikhail Nikulin, CEO of the Office of H.H. Sheikh Abdulhakim Almaktoum – Dr. MAC-Munir Ahmad Chaudhary, a business delegation from Switzerland, as well as representatives of the royal house of Lesotho – His Majesty King Letsie III with wife Her Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Bereng Seiso.
uSky Transport welcomes new guests to the Test & Certification Centre in Sharjah, where everyone can personally see the high-speed uFlash model, learn the details of its production and evaluate the design and comfort of the innovative electric vehicle.
Overpass transportation is recognized as safe and very promising, that is why uSky Transport looks to the future with confidence, creating such innovative and environmentally friendly vehicles as high-speed uFlash U4-362, which will certainly become a serious competitor to traditional modes of transport, providing people with new opportunities for mobility.