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A few weeks ago we looked at the broken promises of Terrafugia — a flying car company with a product that's always just two years away. Well, we've got an important update. The company is looking for just $30 million more to get their product off the ground. And you'll never guess when they project Terrafugia's flying car will hit the market... mid-2016! From the Boston Business Journal: The MIT-born company has been working on two kinds of cars: the Transition, which is scheduled to be released in mid-2016 and can fly at speeds of up to 100 miles per hour at up to 10,000 feet in the air; and the TF-X, a semi-autonomous plug-in hybrid vehicle which is currently in conceptual design phase and can take off and land vertically and can fly at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. The TF-X does not have a price tag yet and will take about 8 to 12 years before it's a reality. Can you believe it?!?! Just two more years, guys! And then all our flying car dreams will come true!
originally posted by: MystikMushroom
Flying cars a bad, bad idea.
I barley trust the drivers on the road...let alone horrible "drivers" in the sky!
People crashing into buildings, falling out of the sky, colliding with other flying cars...
No...just no. Not unless they are 100 automated.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: HAARPO
Yeah. Or a pilot lands at an airfield and drives his plane home on the highway.
In any case, a license would be required for each mode.