Saturday, August 20, 2011

Terrafugia - The Plane-car

Simply Land at the Airport, Fold your Wings up and Drive Home. 
The Time required for the Transition from Plane to Car takes less than 30 Seconds. 
Fly a Distance of 725 Kilometers at Speeds of 115 KM/Hour.

Terrafugia has completed flight testing of the Transition POC (Proof of Concept)

Introducing the Transition

Simply land at the airport, fold your wings up and drive home

Fly a distance of 725 kilometers at speeds of 115 km/hour

requires a special license to drive and fly

The time required for the transition from plane to car

takes less than 30 seconds

Vehicle speed 185 km/hour

range is 724 km on highways

Vehicle is fueled with gasoline

and the price of the car is expected to be around $200,000


Friday, August 19, 2011

Ford Model R of 1909

Fuel for this Car was sold in Drug Stores only. 

There were only 8,000 Cars and only 144 Miles of Paved Roads. 

The Maximum Speed Limit in Most Cities was 10 mph.


This will boggle your mind!

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The year is 1909.
More Than One Hundred Years Ago.

What a Difference a Century Makes!

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