Urban Aero Fancraft (flying car?)

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Urban Aero Fancraft (flying car?)

Post by Viv » Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:54 pm

Israeli Flying Car Nears First Test Flight

In early 2007, Urban Aeronautics announced it'd have an "air jeep" flying car dubbed the X-Hawk ready for flight by 2009. The future's now, and while the X-Hawk isn't quite ready, the test mule almost is.

http://jalopnik.com/5299694/israeli-fly ... est-flight

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/16 ... _imminent/

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Re: Urban Aero Fancraft (flying car?)

Post by metiz » Mon Jun 22, 2009 8:35 pm

Flying cars are a great (nor for long) concept. They have just one fundamental flaw: if you have engine troubles, you're dead.
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Re: Urban Aero Fancraft (flying car?)

Post by Viv » Mon Jun 22, 2009 8:40 pm

Hi Metiz

Not the right kind of lifting body then? ;-)

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Re: Urban Aero Fancraft (flying car?)

Post by Jutte » Sat Jul 04, 2009 11:13 am

Depends if you got a ballistic parachute on board when the motors
stop making the whirring sounds...LOL!

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