posted on Dec, 26 2009 @ 12:08 PM
Originally posted by OZtracized
reply to post by Matrix Rising
Look up the Moller Skycar.
Much much closer to what we want.
Yeah -- but even the Moller Skycar is not a successful design. It has been in development for 40 years (I remember seeing the Moller Skycar on the
TYV show That's Incredible!
back in the early 1980s), but it has yet to fly successfully. About 8 years ago, one hovered at a height of 15
feet, but that's the best so far -- that's a far cry from a "flying car".
Moller has yet to prove that his design can carry an engine that is capable of turning his empty shell into a "flying car".
As for the "car" in the OP...it's not really a flying car, but a car attached to a parafoil/hang-glider. I could have attached a Lazy-boy chair (a
"comfy chair") to a parafoil and say "I invented the flying chair". Heck, I could have strapped a wheelbarrow to it and said "I invented the
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