Flying Cars Are Becoming Reality—But Do You Have What It Takes to Own One?


by MIT Technology Review

You’ll need strong nerves—and a large wallet—to make use of the world’s first commercially available airborne automobiles.

Read it at MIT Technology Review


SFGate reports:

Silicon Valley takes on the flying car

More than a dozen startups backed by deep-pocketed industry figures like Larry Page, a Google founder — along with big aerospace firms like Airbus, Uber and even the government of Dubai — are taking on the dream of the flying car. The approaches by the companies vary, and the realization of their competing visions seems far in the future, but they have one thing in common: a belief that one day regular people should be able to fly their own vehicles around town. The company has attracted...

CNBC reports:

Silicon Valley takes on the flying car

More than a dozen start-ups backed by deep-pocketed industry figures along with big aerospace firms are taking on the dream of the flying car. NYT reports.

New York Post reports:

This company has made the flying car a reality

MONACO — It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a...