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Terrafugia Flying Car Is All Above, Forget About The Car In Front!

Terrafugia Transition aircraft gets DOT roadworthiness sign-off, can now drive you to the airport. Terrafugia Transition is a unique type of flying machine that requiring approval not only from the FAA, but also from the USDOT's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), since this air / land hybrid is likely to spend just as much time…
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FlyNano Plane

A Finnish aeronautical engineer, Aki Suokas, recently launched a new single-seat aircraft called the FlyNano this week at Aero Friedrichshafen, extremely lightweight vehicle is made entirely of carbon fiber and takes off and lands on water.FlyNano falls under the weight of what is considered to be a plane and the FlyNano can also fly to a height of…
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Terrafugia Transition ‘flying car’ gets go-ahead

The Transition was designed as a "light sport" aircraft, the smallest kind of private aeroplane under FAA classification, with a maximum weight of 1,320lb. But the manufacturers found it impossible to fit the safety features - airbags, crumple zones and roll cage, for instance - that are required for road vehicles into that weight.
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DARPA Wants To Develop A Flying Humvee

DARPA wants to make the age-old dream of building a car that can fly a reality. But the car they want to develop will obviously only be used for military purposes, and it might become a reality by 2015. The project is named Transformer TX, no doubt after the alien robots from the cartoons and movies. The Transformer TX was officially detailed in a…
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