Tag: Flying-cars

  • NEC’s Flying Car Hovers Steadily for a Minute in a Test Flight

    NEC’s Flying Car Hovers Steadily for a Minute in a Test Flight

    NEC Japan today tested future Flying Car at NEC facility in Abiko near Tokyo. The big drone-like machine with four propellers hovered steadily for about a minute. The test flight of the Flying Car that reached reaching 3 meters (10 feet) high was held in a gigantic cage, as a safety precaution at the NEC…

  • Carter unveils Autogyro, its effective alternative to Flying Cars

    Carter unveils Autogyro, its effective alternative to Flying Cars

    The flying car could soon be a reality but using a slowed-rotor/compound (SR/C), according to Carter Aviation Technologies. According to the company, SR/C is key to a practical, personal transportation aircraft and the technology allows more efficient cruising than a helicopter by using the slowed rotor and wings during level flight. Although it can’t hover…

  • Terrafugia, the flying car clears FAA regulatory hurdle, Jetsons fans applaud

    Terrafugia, the flying car clears FAA regulatory hurdle, Jetsons fans applaud

    There’s not a single technology enthusiast, sci-fi watching, gizmo fan out there that doesn’t want to see a flying car become a reality and according to some, it’s that time is drawing closer and closer. A small airplane-styled car called the Terrafugia, has been designed to be the next street-legal flying car that has cleared…

  • We are in ‘Jetson age’ with the world’s first flying car coming in 2011

    The flying car has been anticipated by many for years now. However, when we see a glimmer of hope as the maker, Terrafugia comes out with a sellable model, there’s nothing but disappointment. What was the whole idea of a flying car anyway? Decongestion of roads and avoiding traffic snarls? These guys have given us…

  • Flying car now if planes are busy

    Flying car now if planes are busy

    This is so cool. When the airplane was invented, no one thought that just few decades later it would become the most efficient and time saving source of commutation. Now, comes a new concept and by the way technology is racing to no man’s land – the ParaJet SkyCar, invented by Giles Cardozo, the world’s…

  • Moller Skycar could make it to your garage at 375 MPH

    Moller Skycar could make it to your garage at 375 MPH

    We may have seen some frugal attempts at flying cars like the X-Hawk or the just announced Ferrari Flying car but none of these have given any specific details yet. The new flying car that you see taking a test flight is the M400 Skycar. This new car can cruise comfortably at 275 MPH (maximum…

  • Ferrari could bring the first flying car on the road in two years

    Ferrari could bring the first flying car on the road in two years

    A team at Moller International is designing a flying car, called ‘Autovolantor’, based on a $ 319,653 Ferrari 599 GTB model, which it claims would be in the market in just two years’ time. The vehicle will have the ability to take off vertically and hover, thanks to its eight powerful thrusters which direct air…

  • CellCraft G440, the newest concept in flying cars

    CellCraft G440, the newest concept in flying cars

    Italian designer Gino d’Ignazio Gizio takes pride in designing vehicles that believe in taking you places pronto. His earlier endeavors, the G420 “flying-sportscar” and the G416ef have found much respect in the past. Though most people rue that flying cars haven’t evolved as much, it’s the spirit of designers like Gino that keeps the hope…