Flying Cars and Roadable Aircraft
February 16, 2005 10:36 PM   Subscribe

Flying Cars and Roadable Aircraft • "Because flying cars and roadable aircraft seem to be more of a dream than a reality, many people believe that these things do not exist. The truth is that almost from the moment the Wright Brothers learned to fly, there has been a history of attempts to build such vehicles. Some of them have had a fair degree of success." The paracycle is dorky, but the winged MafiaMobile ain't half bad.
posted by dhoyt (6 comments total)
there have been small, fuel efficient helicopters since the late 70s, or so I've been told. There's just no good way to work the air traffic control.

i'll try and find a link.
posted by es_de_bah at 5:32 AM on February 17, 2005

I found that very cool.
posted by forforf at 5:55 AM on February 17, 2005

dhoyt, this is awesome! I love flying cars and have always wanted one (actually, I want a flying motorcycle but I've only seen drawings of those, but oh what a drawing!!!).

A really cool post and a great site that I will be having a good time exploring alot more of! Thanks very much!
posted by fenriq at 8:11 AM on February 17, 2005

Great post, dhoyt, thanks. I love these things, can't wait to explore this site more tonight but work beckons now, damn.

I like to check on the progress of Moller's Skycar. every now and then. Also, a bookmark I had kicking around: Seven flights of fancy that fizzled.
posted by madamjujujive at 9:48 AM on February 17, 2005

I thought the Jeep-O-Plane was going to look like something else.
posted by SisterHavana at 9:59 AM on February 17, 2005

Damn cool. I'm waiting for the jetpacks tho
posted by Smedleyman at 4:41 PM on February 17, 2005

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