Thursday, July 29, 2010

The Time Has Come for a Transition

The Jetsons predicted that we'd have flying cars by at least 2062, and Back to the Future promised them to us by 2015. It turns out that reality may, for once, outpace fiction.

A small, privately held company called Terrafugia has recently gained FAA approval for its roadable aircraft (i.e., flying car), and new improvements to the vehicle's design bring it only about a year away from being available to customers, according to MSNBC

A company called Terrafugia is expected to start selling ''The Transition'' late next year. Price: $194,000. (more)