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Article | Jun 15, 2015

SkyCruiser: New flying car concept can transform into helicopter in mid-air.

German firm readies flying car

Article | Apr 21, 2015

What the world needs is more flying cars, and the German firm Carplane based 130 miles west of Berlin intends to fill that need.

AOPA supports LSA status for road-worthy airplane

Advocacy | Jan 20, 2015

AOPA is asking the FAA to grant weight and stall-speed exemptions needed to certify the Terrafugia Transition as a light sport aircraft.

Sky Commuter prototype reappears, in an auction

Article | Jan 14, 2015

A prototype of a 1990 flying car called the Sky Commuter has reappeared in an auction in Arizona.

Terrafugia requests weight, stall speed increase

Article | Jan 07, 2015

Boston-based Terrafugia has asked the FAA for a weight increase to 1,800 pounds and a 9-knot increase in stall speed for its Transition flying car.

Maverick taking people where cars, planes normally can’t go

Article | Jul 24, 2014

Webster’s Dictionary defines “maverick” as a person who takes an independent stand. But it’s also the name of a two-person flying car that resembles a dune buggy in flight.

Terrafugia Transition flies for AirVenture spectators

Article | Jul 29, 2013

It didn’t do loops, rolls, or anything remotely aerobatic—but the Terrafugia Transition wowed afternoon airshow spectators at EAA AirVenture on July 29.

Plane Spotter: still every driver's dream

Article | Jul 24, 2013

The public seems just as beguiled as ever with the idea of a flying car.

Cool Stuff: Terrafugia begins studies on hybrid electric flying car able to take off, land vertically

Article | Jun 01, 2013

The Transition isn't yet certified as an airplane and automobile, but already its parent company, Terrafugia, Inc., is looking to the future.

Terrafugia vision: Takeoff, autoland in driveway

Article | May 07, 2013

It sounds like a scene from a sci-fi film: You pull your car out of the garage, unfold the electrically powered rotors, and lift off from the driveway.