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Flying car to go in to production

Posted on Wednesday, 30 June, 2010 | Comment icon 12 comments | News tip by: Still Waters

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The Terrafugia Transition "flying car" has been given the go-ahead in the US for a move in to production.

"The Terrafugia Transition, a light aircraft that can convert into a road-legal automobile, is to go into production after being given a special weight exemption by the US Federal Aviation Administration."

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Comment icon #3 Posted by danielost on 30 June, 2010, 4:22
we're getting closer to the jetson's car.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Silus on 30 June, 2010, 9:53
Haha that looks awesome, can't wait to get mine.
Comment icon #5 Posted by 27vet on 1 July, 2010, 3:32
I'm not sure that they should be available to all drivers though, we would have Star Wars in the sky above our heads.
Comment icon #6 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 2 July, 2010, 15:20
Not to mention the increase percentage of having a flying vehicule crash in your house.
Comment icon #7 Posted by ali zeek on 2 July, 2010, 19:06
Comment icon #8 Posted by danielost on 2 July, 2010, 20:11
they have or should have a chute to land the plane safely. i dont know if it has small directional fans to stear it away from houses.
Comment icon #9 Posted by THE Dr Alien on 3 July, 2010, 22:07
ah yes, i remember hearing about this on a tv programme. i would have given it another 10 years before putting it into production because other technology still needs to be developed to make it safer and easier to fly.
Comment icon #10 Posted by danielost on 3 July, 2010, 22:25
i think your talking about the jet car.
Comment icon #11 Posted by THE Dr Alien on 3 July, 2010, 22:28
maybe i am... either way... it will be a couple of years until i can drive any vehicle. so i dont think i'll be driving any flying car anytime soon.

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