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Finally a Flying Car with Guy Kaplinsky

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

Release Date: 08/19/2021

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The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

Building a Freight Juggernaut Again with Michael Leto and talk about building a freight juggernaut again. Michael is the CEO of , a digital freight marketplace that was built specifically for carriers and shippers. The platform enables carriers to bid on spot and contract business that they wouldn't otherwise have access to. Additionally, Emerge enables shippers to choose from thousands of vetted carriers or better manage their RFP communication with their existing carriers. About Michael Leto , CEO of , has been in the transportation industry for over 21 years and played an active role in...

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Surviving The LTL Market with Todd Trompeter and discuss surviving the LTL market. is the Vice President of Logistics Operations for , a company that offers customizable transportation management solutions as a full-service Third-Party Logistics (3PL) provider that helps businesses manage their freight spend through industry leading technology with a large network of established carriers to customers across the country. About Todd Trompeter is the Vice President of Logistics Operations for overseeing the implementation and operations of the organization’s Managed Logistics customers, in...

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FreightTech Meets FinTech with Victor Ofstein and discuss freight-tech meets fin-tech. is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at where he brings Melio's seamless online payments to the logistics and transportation industry. About Victor Ofstein heads 's Freight and Logistics practice, introducing innovative digital payment solutions to brokers, carriers, forwarders, factors and shippers. Prior to joining , he was a founding team member of Freightos, the online digital marketplace for international freight, and served for 7 years as their COO, playing a key role in streamlining...

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Finally a Flying Car with Guy Kaplinsky

Guy Kaplinsky and Joe Lynch discuss finally a flying car that Guy's company is developing. Guy cofounded NFT Inc. (dba ASKA) and has developed the world’s first viable electric drive and fly vehicle that can drive on the road like a car and take off vertically to autonomously fly in the air.

About Guy Kaplinsky

Guy Kaplinsky is a successful serial entrepreneur with in-depth knowledge and expertise in technology-related projects and international business. Guy began his career at Nissho Iwai Corporation and worked as an executive. In 2001, Guy followed his passion as a visionary and entrepreneur to establish his first startup with Maki Kaplinsky, a dynamic Japanese female entrepreneur. This global company facilitated multi-million dollar government-related projects in over 15 countries. Guy co-founded a second start-up with Maki Kaplinsky, IQP Corporation, which was an early innovator in the Internet of Things and concluded with a multi-million dollar M&A deal with GE Digital in 2017. Guy cofounded NFT Inc. (dba ASKA) in 2018 with Maki Kaplinsky, CoFounder/Chair-COO, and developed the ASKA™ drive and fly vehicle for consumers. The company opened the world's first flying car showroom and air mobility learning center in April, 2021 to launch pre-orders of ASKA™. In August, 2021, ASKA™ On The Fly was announced, a timeshare service that makes it super-easy for people to choose a flexible plan to use and enjoy ASKA™.

About ASKA

NFT Inc. (dba ASKA) is headquartered in Los Altos, CA and has developed the world’s first viable electric drive and fly vehicle that can drive on the road like a car and take off vertically to autonomously fly in the air. The ASKA™ electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) vehicle enables families to live up to 100 miles outside a city and benefit from affordable housing and green space, but easily travel to the city center in less than 30 minutes. ASKA opened the world's first flying car showroom in April, 2021, for pre-orders of the ASKA™ and a learning center dedicated to air mobility. In August 2021, ASKA™ On The Fly was announced, a timeshare service that makes it super-easy for people to choose a flexible plan to use and enjoy ASKA™. ASKA reflects an incredible synergy of talents from various backgrounds and cultures, with men and women from Aerospace, Defense and the Automotive industry, led by co-founders with a record of growing successful companies from idea to exit.

Key Takeaways: Finally a Flying Car

  • Guy Kaplinsky is the Co-founder and CEO of NFT Inc. (dba ASKA) which is developing the world’s first electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) vehicle
  • NFT Inc. (dba ASKA) is headquartered in Los Altos, CA and has developed the world’s first viable electric drive and fly vehicle that can drive on the road like a car and take off vertically to autonomously fly in the air.
  • In the podcast interview, Guy explained how the car will be sold, operated, fueled and maintained.
  • The ASKA electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) vehicle enables families to live up to 100 miles outside a city and benefit from affordable housing and green space, but easily travel to the city center in less than 30 minutes.
  • ASKA, a four-seater vehicle, can drive on the road like a car, is capable of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), as well as short takeoff and landing (STOL), and flies like an aircraft. its aerodynamic design provides it with a great driving experience on the road and fly safely and efficiently in the air.
  • The ASKA drive and fly vehicle has a flight range of up to 250 miles powered by electric motors and features a range extender as a redundant safety system.
  • ASKA is targeted for delivery in 2026 subject to standard regulatory approval and certification. The timeshare service is now accepting applications (a limited number of customers in the first few years of production).

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The Logistics of Logistics Podcast