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    Where are the flying cars we were promised? Popular Mechanics thinks it has the answer

    Terrafugia Transition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Surely, you're familiar with the Jetsons, the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon world from the 1960s that was said to take place in the year 2062. Too futuristic for your blood? How about Ridley's Scott's Blade Runner, which starred ...

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    Maverick flying car can actually fly, and you'll never be without a parachute

    i-tec Mavric flying buggy – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In a lot of ways, we've been shortchanged on the transportation front. We were supposed to be jetting around in flying cars by the year 2000, but unfortunately, our vehicles remain firmly bolted the ground below them. At ...

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    World's oldest known flying car headed for the auction block?

    1935 Skroback "roadable" aircraft – Click above for image gallery
    Going across the block this weekend in Atlanta is a vehicle auction house Red Baron's Antiques is describing as the oldest original flying car in existence. Built in 1934 or 1935 by designer Frank Skroback, this "roadable ...

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    Report: Washington starting its own "Transformer" program

    The obvious glib commentary here would invoke Optimus Prime, or something. Instead, we're going to digress momentarily and say that the best kind of transformer involves an LP record and an SL1200. Either way, DARPA has its own transforming going on. The Pentagon's latest initiative has been dubbed ...

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    Biofuel Skycar headed for production in 2010

    Parajet Skycar prototypes – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Earlier this year, the Parajet Skycar Expedition, featuring the "World's First Bio-fuelled Flying Car," flew from London, England to Timbuktu in Mali, Africa. If you lusted over something so incredibly cool – a car that ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: One of six Aerocars ever made

    Click above for more shots of the Aerocar in eBay
    Now here's something you just don't see every day. In fact, we'd wager most people will never see an original Aerocar in person at all, considering that only six were ever made. Now that one has managed to pop up on eBay Motors, this could be your ...

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    New York 2008: Milner Motors AirCar lands in Javits Center

    Click above for high-res gallery of the flying car from MilnerOur environmentally-attuned brethren at AutoblogGreen pointed us into the lower hall of the Javits Center to check out something they knew we'd love. After wading through the trucks and specialty makers on hand, we reached the Milner ...

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    VIDEO: Onion interviews automaker execs, flying cars are out

    Try as they might, The Onion got the typical stonewall response from GM, Ford, and Toyota when pressing the automakers about their flying car programs. All these companies do is deny, deny, deny. Even when the Onion called them out, pointing to their secret labs where engineers fly around gleefully ...


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