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Transportation: Flying Cars Discuss this eTheme.

Explore these sites to learn about flying cars. Find out whether we will see these in the near future or present, or if they are a thing of the past. Learn new terms such as personal vertical takeoff and landing vehicle (VTOL), volantor, converticar, modular vehicles, and more. Includes photographs, 3D images, drawings, and video clips.

Grades

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  • 12

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This article provides an introduction to how flying cars will work, the history of flying cars, modern flying cars, more information, and other concept car articles. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn about the New Transition by Terrafugia, see videos and images of the historic proof of concept vehicle flying and driving, and learn more about the company who produced this vehicle.
This video shows one of the first flight tested transition roadable aircrafts. (Total running time: 1:56) NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
Lean about aircraft with vertical takeoff and landing. Scroll down the page and select links at the bottom to learn more about VTOL aircrafts, convertiplane, STOL, and other types of flying vehicles. NOTE: The site includes pop-up and banner ads.
This gallery includes images of ground effect machines from the 1950's and contemporary flying cars models.
View a photograph of the very first flying car built in 1916.
View a photograph and learn the history of two ConVairCars from 1947. Click on the "Larger Image" link to enlarge the photograph.
Learn about another advanced flying automobile (AFA), the Sokol A400. View its images and explore links on the left to find out about its technical description and specifications, wings structure, and more.
This is online student project that attempts to solve traffic and navigation problems of future skyways. Explore links on the page to learn what navigation challenges and traffic issues might be. Select the "Imagery" button for over 40 images that takes users through the skyway levels or view a 3D movie.
This site is dedicated to fantasies of the past and future. Use the arrow-buttons to move forward and learn about the flying vehicles, their designs, and designers. Includes drawings, photographs, and illustrations from old magazines. NOTE: The site includes ads.

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