Photos: From London to Timbuktu--in a flying car
The prototype Skycar will travel by land and air through France, Spain, Morocco, the Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, returning home via Senegal. Joining Laughton for part of the trip will be engineer Gilo Cardozo, the brain behind the Parajet Skycar. The pair has participated in past flying expeditions to the Himalayas, Alps, and Venezuela.
Skycar in the air
Skycar on sand
During the expedition, the car will be supported by a team of overland adventurers using an assortment of all-terrain vehicles carrying fuel and supplies. A camera crew will record the team's adventures for use in a televised documentary about the car and its inaugural voyage.