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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Newest Flying Car Undergoing Rigorous Testing

There have been several flying cars introduced over the past 40 years but the newest one, dubbed the Terrafugia Transition, must undergo 75 test flights to verify its airworthiness for the Federal Aviation Administration. An article by Christine Negron of NYTimes.com gives details about this vehicle that combines aspects of a car, motorcycle, and airplane. Here's an excerpt:
"The promise of an airplane parked in every driveway, for decades a fantasy of suburban commuters and a staple of men's magazines, resurfaced this month in Manhattan. On display at the New York auto show was the Terrafugia Transition, an airplane with folding wings and a drive system that enabled it to be used on the road." -- Christine Negron, NYTimes.com
Read the rest of the article.

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