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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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    Terrafugia Transition flying "car" gets special FAA exemption, sees clear skies ahead?

    Terrafugia Transition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Another day, another flying car, right? According to The Daily Telegraph, the FAA has just awarded the Terrafugia Transition an exemption which will allow the 1,440-pound car/aircraft hybrid to fly under a "light sport" ...

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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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    Barrett-Jackson 2008: Panoz Esperante Flying Car

    Click above for high resolution photos of the car var digg_url = ''; We doubt Danny Panoz envisioned anyone attaching wings to an Esperante, let alone actually flying one. Of course, throw Jesse James of West Coast ...

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    Commence holding breath: X-Hawk flying car could be here by 2010

    The flying car is the equivalent of transportation's carrot on a stick. It's a concept that always seems to be 3-5 years down the road. According to an Isreali inventor named Rafi Yoeli, the flying car will actually be here by 2010 in the form of his X-Hawk. The X-Hawk uses a ducted fan design that ...

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    The Hammerhead: Is this the flying car we've been waiting for?

    The Moller SkyCar. The Terrafugia. The Alfa Romeo Spix flying concept car. All three of these winged machina have been dangled in our faces like a carrot at the end of an impossibly long stick. Jeff Allen Case is hoping he'll be the first to deliver on the promise of flying cars with his Hammerhead ...

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    LaBische FSC-1TM could be the flying car we're waiting for

    We swear to all that is good and holy that we will not leave the mortal shackles of this terrestrial plane until we see flying cars become a reality. Perhaps the LaBische FSC-1TM will be the flying car that allows us to die in peace. If so, by the time we expire the skies will be filled with the ...


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