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  1. New Cars to Light Where You Look and Obey Speed LimitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | How Stuff Works

    ... 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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  2. Elon Musk is worried about flying cars - " but it's too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... . But here's the thing: The age of the flying car is upon us! Several companies, including an American one called Terrafugia , are aiming to bring "roadable airplanes" - planes that can driver - to market over the next few years.

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  3. Fourth graders learn about flying carsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Sampan

    Vanessa Blakeley from Woburn company Terrafugia spoke to Josiah Quincy Elementary School fourth graders on March 16 about flying cars, how they are designed, and how they might change life in and around the city.

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  4. Futuristic flying car to be sold in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... hopper than a flyer, so it failed to take off with the public. The AeroMobil 3.0 has at least one competitor, the Terrafugia Transition, which also runs on gas and has folding wings. Terrafugia has said in the past that it plans to release the ...

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  5. This flying car will be ready for take off in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Click Orlando

    ... hopper than a flyer, so it failed to take off with the public. The AeroMobil 3.0 has at least one competitor, the Terrafugia Transition, which also runs on gas and has folding wings. Terrafugia has said in the past that it plans to release the ...

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  6. Multiple Flying Cars Could Be Available for Purchase by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Boston.com

    ... with a slightly different vision for the future of flying cars. Five MIT aerospace engineers founded Terrafugia in Woburn in 2006, but they started developing their vehicle while still in school. Their flying vehicle is called The Transition . "Our ...

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  7. Flying Car Could Be For Sale As Soon As 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Science Daily

    ... Kittens v. Flying Puppies, Slow Motion Battle.' Jen Markham has a look. New England aviation company Terrafugia has unveiled its latest conceptual version of a flying car. Unlike its current flying car, which is designed for pilots, the new ...

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  8. Flying car set to take rich drivers on an airborne journey Back To The Future by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... whose futuristic car predictions came to nothing. Four years ago, the manufacturers said a machine called the Terrafugia Transition would be soaring through British skies within two years . Resembling the lovechild of a stairlift and the Robin ...

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  9. This startup wants to take on Uber and Lyft with self-flying carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Mashable

    ... is that you typically need to go to the airport anyway - a hassle that other flying-car companies, such as Terrafugia , have built into their business model. Vaculik said he thinks AeroMobil has a better way: Its cars (pilotless or otherwise) will ...

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  10. VIDEO: Are self-flying cars on the horizon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Newsday

    A company which wants to introduce flying cars says its first model, the Transition, should be available commercially in 2016. Boston based company Terrafugia says it has overcome technical difficulties that saw the firm lose favour with some investors who had expected aircraft sales to begin in 2012.

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  11. Radical Transportation Projects Of The Past And FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... by the end of 2016. Skytran says tickets will sell for less than a bus fare. We doubt that. Cost: $80 million. TERRAFUGIA FLYING CAR It's 2015 and we still don't have flying cars? Terrafugia aims to change that with its Transition street legal ...

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  12. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the TRANSITION: Two-seater...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... flying car known as the Transition, which has space for two passengers, was designed by Massachusetts-based firm Terrafugia. Owners will need a pilot and a driver's licence to operate the road-legal airplane, in addition to 20 hours of flying time ...

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  13. Will flying cars ever get off the ground?Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Cult of Mac Blog

    ... It's fascinating technology. They're getting closer all the time but the test pilot in me says, 'Not yet.' " Terrafugia , founded in 2006 by MIT grad students, built and flew is first car/plane craft in 2009. A second prototype of the aircraft, ...

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  14. Did Back to the Future's predictions about a futuristic 2015 actually come true?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Wirral Globe

    ... quite done away with wheels and roads yet, and the closest we've got to the flying cars seen in BTTF is the Terrafugia Transition, a small aeroplane with four wheels and foldable wings. Not exactly the same as the hovering cars we pined after in ...

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  15. Terrafugia Wins Support For Exemption RequestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | AVweb

    ... turbine prototype made its maiden flight this week in Austria. The DA50-JP7, first announced in 2013, is... Terrafugia's request to the FAA for an exemption from the LSA rules to allow extra weight and a higher stall speed in its Transition... AOPA ...

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  16. Inventor's Suit Against Disney Doesn't FlyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    ... trademark, and it will premiere a new Star Wars movie later this year. Alford also claims that a company called Terrafugia, which is not a party to his lawsuit, can produce a vehicle that can take off and land vertically. It would then be programmed ...

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  17. Terrafugia Wins Support For Rule ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | AVweb

    ... Expo, Elaine Kauh prepared this video report on AOPA's Cessna 152 Reimagined project. She spoke with the... Terrafugia's request to the FAA to expand the LSA rules to allow extra weight and a higher stall speed in its Transition roadable... Boeing ...

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  18. Disney Can't Be Forced Into Licensing 'Star Wars' Flying CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... rights to the T-65 X-wing fighter plane featured in the movie. Alfred wants to work with a company called Terrafugia, Inc., which he believes capable of producing a vertical take-off and landing vehicle that's also destination-programmable so that ...

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  19. U.S. Navy UAV Washed Ashore In The PhilippinesRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | Aero-News Network

    ... than tolerated," Ridon said. Also: AirAsia Crackdown, UAV Exemptions, Avidyne Update, FAA InFO, GROB-WERKE AD Terrafugia has petitioned the FAA to grant waivers to allow its Transition roadable aircraft to exc>[...] Videographer/Reporters Needed For ...

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  20. The SpaceX Experiment: Landing A First Stage For Future Re-UseRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Aero-News Network

    ... Musk breathes down their necks. Also: AirAsia Crackdown, UAV Exemptions, Avidyne Update, FAA InFO, GROB-WERKE AD Terrafugia has petitioned the FAA to grant waivers to allow its Transition roadable aircraft to exc>[...] Videographer/Reporters Needed ...

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