Yes, That's a Flying Car

Coming to a garage near you

By The Editors

Flying Car Slated to Test in US Airspace
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22 December 2015

A few months ago we covered development of the TF-X flying car from Terrafugia, which had already been eking along in concept and planning for a couple years.

Big news on that front: As of last week, the US Federal Aviation Administration has granted permission for the flying car to be tested in US airspace. Oh, it's an unmanned drone version, and 1/10 the size, but who cares! It's an f-ing flying car! And its only an estimated 8-12 years out on development. 

From 04 August 2015:

The dream of the future perfect: flying cars. And while it may be a few years yet until the dream is realized, The TF-X from the aeronautic specialists at Terrafugia is bringing us one step closer. Their vision: “freedom of flight.” The road-ready hybrid electric vehicle features fixed wings and rotor propellers that allow for vertical take-offs and landings. So ... no runway needed. And to streamline the experience, Terrafugia is creating a piloting system that’s similar to driving a car.

Check out the video below. Where we’re going, we won’t need roads.

via Terrafugia

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