Flying Cars Could Be a Reality in Two Years
Tired of sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic?
In just two years, a company called Terrafugia (http://www.terrafugia.com/) says it will offer flying cars for sale.
The company plans production of two "roadable" aircraft, the Transition, which as folding wings and must be driven to an airport for takeoff, and the TF-X, a car that could vertically take off and land.
"The potential benefit to humanity of a practical flying car is tremendous," says Terrafugia CEO
The Transition, which is much further along in development than the more conceptual TF-X, is expected to cost nearly
Owners will have to have a valid driver's license as well as a sport pilot certification to operate the Transition.
Terrafugia says the Transition must meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards of the
Recent drive testing showed the craft is capable of stopping from a speed of 120 kilometers per hour in a distance of only 34 meters, according to the company.
Here's a short video showing the Transition in car and plane mode:
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