Looking around at all the technology that surrounds us, it is hard not to think that the future some imagined decades ago is finally here. We are wireless, automated, and connected in ways that were never before possible. But many on the Internet still have one nagging complaint: We were promised flying cars.They are popular in science-fiction stories, but the creator of the Aeromobil wants to make it a reality. The Slovakian company's prototype, Aeromobil 2.5, really works. On the road, it can do 99 mph. If you are in a rush,though, or you just want some altitude, you can extend the wings, and once you hit 90 mph, take off into the sky, reaching top speeds of 123 miles. With a full tank of gas, the car can even fly like this for 430 miles.
The vehicle debuted at AeroTech, an air show in Montreal. It immediately got attention from those fantasizing about beating the morning rush by cruising over the bottlenecks. Alas, though, there are no plans to mass-produce the 2.5, owing to legal Read More »from This Could Be the Flying Car We've Always Been Promised