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  1. This Flying Car Could Hit the Market by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Planetizen

    Bloomberg reports that the dream vehicle of commuters everywhere-a flying car-might be available on the market within three years. Josh Dean shares news of the Terrafugia Transition, a flying car that "will be capable of 70 miles per hour on the road and 100 mph in the skya " The Terrafugia Transition is the work of MIT graduate Carl Dietrich, who is currently "refining details on the third-generation prototype of his $279,000 vehicle before attempting certification by both the FAA, which regulates planes, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which oversees cars."

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  2. Mass-produced flying car is close to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Iol.co.za

    The Terrafugia Transition is a flying car. It is classified as a light sport aircraft and can seat two people.

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  3. Fasten Your Seatbelts, Flying Cars Could Take-Off Within 3 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Insurance Journal West

    ... Six years later, in July 2013, he was finally ready to fly the prototype. As the announcer who introduced the Terrafugia Transition put it: "Ladies and gentlemen, this is one of the most incredible things we've seen, ever, here at Oshkosh. ...

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  4. Wis. man's dream of a flying car is close to marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | New York Daily News

    The Transition 'roadable aircraft' by Terrafugia makes its debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show. The car-plane hybrid could come to market in three years, its inventor says.

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  5. The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally ArrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Albany Times Union

    ... take to the roads and skies. Bloomberg reported on the progress of the biggest name in the flying car business, Terrafugia, which is nearing the culmination of a decade-long effort to build, drive, fly, market and, yes, sell flying cars to the ...

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  6. Move over, drones: The future of the flying car is here.Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Thanh Nein News

    ... Six years later, in July 2013, he was finally ready to fly the prototype. As the announcer who introduced the Terrafugia Transition put it: "Ladies and gentlemen, this is one of the most incredible things we've seen, ever, here at Oshkosh. ...

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  7. Woburn Innovation Series: Job-Seekers and HS Students Welcome to AttendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Patch.com

    ... to network, and light refreshments will be served. Natasha Fahey from Levant Power Corp. and Alex Min from Terrafugia Inc. will speak about their companies successes and future goals, as well as share employment requirements for prospective ...

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  8. The race is on for the flying carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | CNN

    ... MyCopter project, meanwhile, is looking at a design that can lift itself out of traffic with very little headway. Terrafugia's TF-X is designed as a four-seat, plug-in hybrid electric flying car that's capable of performing fly-by-wire vertical take ...

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  9. Flying cars: The race is onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | CNN

    ... MyCopter project, meanwhile, is looking at a design that can lift itself out of traffic with very little headway. Terrafugia's TF-X is designed as a four-seat, plug-in hybrid electric flying car that's capable of performing fly-by-wire vertical take ...

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  10. Destenaire Discusses the Transition with Terrafugia VP of Business DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | PR.com

    Destenaire - a premier online travel publication - recently published an interview with Terrafugia VP of Business Development Richard Gersh. Destenaire writer Bree Steinbronn and Gersh discussed how this innovative company came to be founded, as well as the design process behind the revolutionary Transition.

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  11. Meet the AeroMobil 3.0, a crazy beautiful flying carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | CNET News.com

    ... at major trade shows." This certainly isn't the first flying car we've seen. Last year we reported on Terrafugia's Transition flying car , which debuted at the EAA AirVentures show. And just last month a flying car called the Maverick crashed in ...

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  12. Flying cars are set to go on sale early next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Examiner.com

    It's bird! It's a plane! No, well, kindaa it's a flying car! The first flying cars are reportedly all set to go on sale to the public as early as next year. According to Terrafugia , the flying car's manufacturer, their Transition street legal vehicle that has foldable wings and is part sedan, part mini jet, will be the first model to be launched.

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  13. Video: AeroMobil 3.0 flying car appears to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | Autoblog

    ... the table. Its biggest innovation is how the wings deploy. Instead of putting them next to the vehicle like the Terrafugia , this design folds them into the body when not needed. It's a much more aesthetically pleasing look and is still functional. ...

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  14. SkyCruiser_LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | RedOrbit

    Here at redOrbit we have watched the development of flying cars with great interest. We have already looked at the Terrafugia and the Aeromobil 3.0, which have both proven that what was once thought of as pure flight of fancy could soon become reality.

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  15. "Bye bye New Jersey, I've become airborne"Read the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | Harry's Place

    ... rectly from the road in order to escape pursuing law enforcement officers. The good news is that another company, Terrafugia, is developing a car with vertical takeoff capabilities for just such occasions.

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  16. Slovakia's Aeromobil 3.0 takes off, but will it land in your garage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Digital Trends

    ... put into production. The Aeromobil is powered by a Rotax 912 aircraft engine - the same one used in the American Terrafugia Transition flying car - which drives a rear-mounted propellor. In driving mode, a gearbox shifts power from the propellor to ...

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  17. AeroMobil 3.0 Takes To The Skies, So Yeah, Flying Cars Are Probably Going To Be A ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Car Connection

    ... this week, flying cars are probably going to be a thing. Sorry. We saw our first airborne auto years ago: the Terrafugia . Then came the helicopter hybrid known as the PAL-V . And example #3 debuted yesterday in Vienna: AeroMobil 's third iteration ...

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  18. Aeromobil 3.0 is the flying car that fits on the road and can travel 500 milesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    ... The wings retract behind the body and sit at a 3-degree incline for stability. This looks far better than the Terrafugia Transition, in our opinion, which isn't due until 2015. The Aeromobil 3.0 hasn't got a release date but it looks set to offer ...

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  19. Aeromobil Flying Car Takes To The Skies: VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | MotorAuthority

    ... Power comes from a Rotax 912 aircraft engine like the one used in the other modern flying car of note, America's Terrafugia Transition , and top speed is estimated to be 100 mph on the ground and 124 mph in the air. Take-off speed is 90 mph and on a ...

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  20. Meet the worlda s most advanced flying carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Washington Post

    ... of road-readiness. Up until a year ago, the Transition, a well-funded concept from upstart Massachusetts firm Terrafugia was billed as the latest and greatest hope for a practical land and air vehicle. In development since 2006, early prototypes ...

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