The car that can fly — or more precisely: the plane you can drive — has finished initial flight testing, Wired.com reports.
The Terrafugia is the closest anyone has come to marketing a car/plane.
It’s still unclear whether this has any practical application. It’s going to cost $279,000, but it can only fly as fast as 115 miles per hour, which is pretty slow as far as planes go, but not bad pickup for a car.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.