At the EAA AirVentures air show, Terrafugia's Transition flying car took to the air and put on quite a show. And then drove away. CNET Road Trip 2013 was there and can vouch for it.
Terrafugia, a company focused on building practical flying cars, looks at developing a vertical takeoff and landing flying car.
The TF-X will build on the company's Transition flying car and will allow drivers to take off and land vertically.
The flying car will be on display at the New York International Auto Show in April.
The Terrafugia Transition, a car that can transition to an airplane, debuts at the 2012 New York auto show.
A flight and a drive to local airport mark further progress toward planned availability next year of the Transition, a street-legal personal airplane.
Terrafugia's Transition flying car can be driven on roads. Just don't expect to take to the skies to avoid rush hour.
The company's proof of concept for its "roadable aircraft" proves it can fly. Now Terrafugia faces the long, winding road toward a production-quality air-land vehicle.
The Transition "roadable aircraft" makes its debut flight over upstate New York. It's still just a proof of concept, though, and another prototype is yet to come.
Having found a new manufacturing home, company says its "flying car" could go into low-volume production late next year with a price range of $200,000 to $250,000.