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Meet George Jetson: Flying car one step closer to reality

It looks like a goofy mosquito, its fat cockpit shoving through the wind while aloft, its wings folded up like a dragonfly while grounded. And it marks the biggest step toward a real, commercial flying car.

July 22, 2016  By The Washington Post

The Terrafugia Transition earned an exemption Sunday from the Federal Aviation Administration as a “light sport aircraft,” meaning the federal government is on track to legalize the first flying car.

After a few more rounds of audits and paperwork, the Transition, a two-seated flying thingamajig, can take to the skies under the command of sport pilots, a low-threshold classification. Terrafugia can also commercially produce the aircraft without repeated burdensome federal airworthiness tests. | READ MORE


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