Aleph Aeronautics' flying car, called the "Model A", has received legal permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for road and sky testing.

The vehicle must also meet safety standards set by the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration before it can be operated.

Aleph is the first company to receive special airworthiness certification from the FAA, which places some limitations on where and how the vehicle can fly.

Jim Duchovny, CEO of Aleph, expressed optimism about the certification and its importance, 

According to the Code of Federal Regulations, Aleph is obligated to report any issues or defects during the development and testing phase of the "Model A

The flying car is now available for pre-order, costs around $300,000 and can seat one or two people.

The "Model A" is fully electric, can be driven on public roads, and has vertical takeoff and landing capabilities. It belongs to the category of low-speed vehicle, with a maximum speed 

Interested customers can pre-order by making a $150 deposit to join the waiting list, or by paying $1,500 for a priority spot.