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  1. Can Flying Cars Save Lives in Disaster Zones?Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Inhabitat

    ... up, and then sit back and relax as it automatically takes off and We've been eagerly following the progress of Terrafugia's flying car here at Inhabitat - and the latest news from the company has us more excited It's official, we've finally made it ...

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  2. Africa: Will Flying Cars for Humanitarian Aid Take Off?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Vaylon is expected to be available within 18 months. Unlike a range of other flying cars in development, such as Terrafugia, Skycar, Fancraft or Aeromobil, both of these designs target humanitarian organisations specifically, for use in anything ...

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  3. Will flying cars for humanitarian aid take off?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | AlertNet

    ... determine exactly how it could be used in the field." Unlike a range of other flying cars in development, such as Terrafugia, Skycar, Fancraft or Aeromobil, both of these designs target humanitarian organisations specifically, for use in anything ...

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  4. Will flying cars for humanitarian aid take off?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | SciDev.Net

    ... determine exactly how it could be used in the field." Unlike a range of other flying cars in development, such as Terrafugia, Skycar, Fancraft or Aeromobil, both of these designs target humanitarian organisations specifically, for use in anything ...

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  5. From Cardshark to Angel: Semyon DukachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | Forbes.com

    ... loss was his initial investment of $50,000. Another interesting bet that's not dead but yet to pay dividends is Terrafugia-a flying car product born out of former MIT student Carl Dietrich. Still in development, the company's prototypes have made ...

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  6. 'Sound Camera' Maps Mysterious Car Engine NoiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... are flying cars zipping through the skies. Well, here's some good news: We're getting really close. The TF-X from Terrafugia (pictured) will be a street legal plug-in hybrid car that has collapsible wings, retractable propellers, and is capable of ...

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  7. Slideshow: Flying cars, giant hamsters and new cars make the New York Auto Show fun againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | KXVO

    ... with OK Go, the band who use a Sonic in their latest music video . One of the most talked about vehicles, the Terrafugia Transition (aka the "flying car") , was a sight to be seen. Its wings can expand and collapse in mere seconds and make less ...

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  8. 2014 Tesla Model S vs. BMW i8 in MotorTrend Comparison Test! Tesla Model S Claims VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | AutoSpies

    Where is the automobile headed in our gradually warming world? Fully electric like the Chevy Spark, Nissan Leaf, or Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive? Plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt, Ford Energi models, or Porsche 918? Flying cars like the Terrafugia Transition? Something else entirely? One thing's for sure: Wherever it's headed, folks buying at ... (more)

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  9. 2014 Tesla Model S P85+ vs. 2014 BMW i8 ComparisonFlash Forward: Two...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Motor Trend

    Where is the automobile headed in our gradually warming world? Fully electric like the Chevy Spark, Nissan Leaf, or Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive? Plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt, Ford Energi models, or Porsche 918? Flying cars like the Terrafugia Transition? Something else entirely? One thing's for sure: Wherever it's headed, folks buying at ... (more)

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  10. The tech from Back to the Future 2: What's here right now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | Business News

    ... firmly planted on the road for the time being. Things are happening in this field though. Companies such as Terrafugia have created what's billed as a practical flying car, the 'Transition' which switches from car to airplane, it looks fun and is ...

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  11. Aviation News from OshkoshRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    ... jet will finally ship by "end of 2015" (i.e., for New Year's Eve). The plane was first flown in 2008. Terrafugia, whose flying car I wrote about in 2009 ( posting ), did not bring a flyable aircraft to Oshkosh, indicating that 2015 might be an ...

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  12. Terrafugia Continues Design WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | AVweb

    ... next design, the TF-X. "This is to validate our theory, and to verify that we don't get cascading failures," Terrafugia CEO Carl Dietrich told AVweb . "We want to see, is this configuration really going to work? This is really early-stage stuff -- ...

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  13. NEWFlying cars: The companies that want to take motorists into the skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Metro

    ... for A 55,000. However, some manufacturers have taken a different approach: combining a car with wings. US company Terrafugia has built the Transition, a street-legal flying car with retractable wings that fits two people. You can reserve one now for ...

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  14. Able Flight Pilots Get Their Wings At Oshkosh 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Aero-News Network

    ... aviation and has quickly found other pilots to join on trips. Before the ceremony, Ellen and Vanessa Blakeley of Terrafugia were talking about their women's flying group. "We started with three and now we have 17 women in the group," said Vanessa. ...

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  15. Chinese backing sought for flying car and sky city projectsRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... the government and the public on the mainland to help bankroll its commercialisation. Massachusetts-based Terrafugia said it was seeking to raise US$30 million from partners on the mainland to help fund its plan to put its flying car on the streets ...

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  16. Caroplane: A plane that's not priceyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    ... films like "Back to the Future," the 'caroplane' has become an increasingly robust reality in recent years. The Terrafugia also made its air show debut recently and is set for sales next year. New competitors are also emerging. The existing market ...

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  17. SkyRunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | KMIZ

    ... films like "Back to the Future," the "caroplane" has become an increasingly robust reality in recent years. The Terrafugia also made its air show debut recently and is set for sales next year. New competitors are also emerging. The existing market ...

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  18. Forget the jet, you need a 'caroplane'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | CNN

    ... films like "Back to the Future," the 'caroplane' has become an increasingly robust reality in recent years. The Terrafugia also made its air show debut recently and is set for sales next year. New competitors are also emerging. The existing market ...

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  19. Gyrocopter that can hit 112mph on land and in the air goes on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... Despite its helicopter-like appearance, like many flying car prototypes, including the TF-X from Austin-based Terrafugia, the Pal-V needs a 540ft runway in order to take-off. When in flight mode, the vehicle looks like a helicopter, however, it is ...

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  20. First flying motorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Fox News

    ... But its three-wheel design is what gives it the upper hand against proposed 'flying cars' like the long-delayed Terrafugia Transition , because it only needs to meet motorcycle regulations for road use, which don't require the same extensive crash ...

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