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To start with, the four-seater would be capable of vertical takeoffs and landings. And since it would largely be controlled by a central computer network, the TF-X would, claims a Terrafugia promotional video, require a pilot/driver to have as little as five hours of training, a slight fraction of what it now takes to get the most basic private pilot's license
Less than 20 feet long, it was designed to fit inside a typical suburban garage once its 27-foot wingspan was folded up, allowing it to drive on any conventional road.
"Don't think of it as a car that flies," said Carl Dietrich, one of the MIT students now serving as Terrafugia's CEO. "Think of it as a plane that drives."
originally posted by: AnteBellum
The only part that scares me with this technology is the human factor.
originally posted by: cleverhans
I still give it a better chance than Moeller's, but its still highly unlikely in the next 10 years simply because of the huge $ impacts in the auto industry, airline industry, highway construction industry, and of course oil industry due to less fuel consumption.