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Terrafugia Announces 'Transition' Flying Car First Test Flight

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297w ago - Imagine seeing one of these at the pumps, eh? This morning, March 18th, 2009 at 9:30am a Press Conference was held at the Boston Museum of Science.

Terrafugia, the company behind the 2-seat transforming plane/car dubbed the Transition announced news of the first successful test flight.

It transforms in under 30 seconds, flies at over 115mph, and fits in a residential garage. A video of it in action is available [Register or Login to view links].

This is the first news I have seen on [Register or Login to view links] style flying cars since the [Register or Login to view links] was announced.

For those interested, you can become a Sport Pilot in as little as 20 hours of flight time in a Transition-specific course. For existing pilots, get comfortable quickly with the familiarization training included with every Transition delivery.

The price? Anticipated purchase price: $194,000.

The only questions remaining on this transformer is: is it an Autobot or a Decepticon? :P

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TonyHart's Avatar
#14 - TonyHart - 296w ago
I will only be impressed once I see toasters in lifts. Then I will know the future has really arrived!

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#13 - PS3 News - 297w ago
Quote Originally Posted by Warrorar View Post
there is nothing new to this technology.

its not a flying car. its a little airplaine which can collapse his wings and roll over the street. sensless news =/

Certainly not... if it was 'senseless news' it wouldn't be all over the mass media (Yahoo, Reuters, etc) so -Rep to you

It's damn cool news to anyone interested in seeing proof-of-concept technology in action!

saviour07's Avatar
#12 - saviour07 - 297w ago
lol like the harrier's vertical take off?

i'll be *really* impressed if they cud make something like the delorean from back to the future (without the time travel ofcourse lol )

sniper wolf's Avatar
#11 - sniper wolf - 297w ago
Just add an engine like the one of the Harrier and the future will arrive..

moneyslap03's Avatar
#10 - moneyslap03 - 297w ago
this is interesting, but i see people running into buildings and stuff this technology shouldn't really be released into public..

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