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Aerocar: Keepers of the car

Pilot Magazine | Dec 01, 2010

This story has been one year in the making, or I should say, unmaking. This is actually more of an excuse to my editor for never writing about the late Molton Taylor’s Aerocar in the fall of 2009.

Waypoints: From highway to airway

Pilot Magazine | May 01, 2009

Editor in Chief Thomas B. Haines owns and flies (but does not drive) a Beechcraft A36 Bonanza.

A Flying Car...Seriously

Pilot Magazine | Jan 01, 2007

Since the dawn of aviation, the idea of a "roadable" aircraft, or flying car, has captivated the imagination — intriguing futurists, inspiring dreamers, and spawning a multitude of whimsical and fictional creations — from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to Blade Runner to The Jetsons. Beyond science fiction, the challenge of producing a real "dual use" vehicle has been more elusive, frustrating inventors and entrepreneurs over the years.

A Flying Car...Seriously

Article | Dec 01, 2006

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Pilot Briefing

Pilot Magazine | May 01, 2005

Monster Garage star flies a sports car The Discovery Channel's Monster Garage television show is all about making ridiculously powerful one-of-a-kind machines in ridiculously short periods of time. In five days' time the show's star, Jesse James, and crew converted a donated $90,000 Panoz Esperante sports car built at the Panoz Automobile Company near Atlanta into a flying car and launched it on a 5-foot-high hop on February 25 at the Currituck County Airport not far from Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.