TERRAFUGIA TRANSITION - FLYING CARA few days after Google demonstrated the capabilities of the autopilot Toyota Prius, the aerospace company Terrafugia announced the successful test of a flying car. The prototype of the aeroplane, permission for construction was received in July last year, took off and successfully landed on March 23 in Plattsburgh, new York. Terrafugia Transition – the two-seater with folding wings that can drive on highways and flying on unleaded gasoline.

During the test flight, which lasted about 8 minutes, the vehicle reached a maximum altitude of 425 metres. After a successful test, the manufacturer announced the beginning of acceptance of initial contributions from all those wishing to acquire such a machine. The amount of the contribution is $10,000, and the full cost of Transition is $279 000. The company plans to release a flying car by the end of this year. It is primarily intended for residents of remote settlements that have small planes or often you have to use the ferry.




Noticed mistape? Highlight it and press Ctrl+Enter, to inform us.

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: