Friday, July 8, 2011

First Flying car in reality

Childhood dream of having a car that can fly is now a reality. It is not only a test project this flying car got the approval from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to be on the road. It has folding side wings. A complete set of road driving controls with flying controls. The name of this flying vehicle is Terrafugia, a Latin word means escape from ground and it really is escape from ground. Maximum speed of this machine is 100 knots. It is equipped with safety features comes in a vehicle with full flight parachute and other safety features concerned with flying. First flying car can be parked in a space equals to park a car & it can be parked in your garage. Its fuel burn at cruise is 5 gph (18.9 L/h) & mileage at ground is 35 mpg (14.9 km/L) it has useable fuel of 23 gal (87L). This machine has Automated electromechanical folding wing, Rear wheel drive on the ground & Automotive-style entry and exit.A Sport Pilot license is needed to fly.
Price of this piece of technology is $250,000. Order can be booked with $10,000 air frame reservation cost. nearly 100 machines have been reserved.