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History of Flying Cars a Perilous One

But Terrafugia hopes to change all that

(Newser) - Terrafugia has gotten plenty of press since completing an eight-minute test flight last month, and the company plans to sell the two-seat Transition for $279,000 if it wins regulatory approval next year— it says it already has around 100 pre-orders . The fact that a flying car could become a... More »

100 People Ready to Buy $279K Flying Car

Terrafugia's Transition completes first flight

(Newser) - Meet George Jetson: Terrafugia yesterday announced that its prototype flying car has completed its first flight, bringing the company, based in Woburn, Mass., closer to its goal of selling the flying car within the next year. The vehicle—dubbed the Transition —has two seats, four wheels, and wings that... More »

FAA OKs Flying Car

Drive it right to the runway

(Newser) - Move over, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The FAA has approved a small plane that can also double as a car. Drivers can zip down the road in the two-seat Terrafugia Transition, wings folded, at a respectable 30 miles per gallon. Upon arrival at an airport, the " roadable light sport... More »

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