Tag Archives: flying cars

  • Opener BlackFly Electric VTOL Vehicle (Video)

    Opener BlackFly Electric VTOL Vehicle (Video)

    Flying cars … it seems like every month or two some company or another promises that they’ve finally cracked this long-delayed promise of the future, from Metropolis through Blade Runner and beyond. The latest is Opener, who have unveiled their own plans for an electric VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) vehicle that will be roughly the same difficulty level […]

  • AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL Flying Car Concept

    AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL Flying Car Concept

    I could probably devote an entire day to writing up various flying car concepts, since unlike actual flying cars there’s very little risk involved in putting out some concept art and soaking in the publicity. But oh well, we all enjoy dreaming from time to time, and as flying car concepts go the recently unveiled AeroMobil […]

  • Samson Switchblade: “The World’s First Flying Sports Car”

    Samson Switchblade: “The World’s First Flying Sports Car”

    I’m pretty sure that flying cars have now been a cliche of the present being disappointing compared to the way the future was supposed to be back in the old days for longer than they were actually depicted as being part of the future, but nevertheless: The technology necessary to make flying cars happen seems […]

  • PAL-V Liberty: A $400,000 Flying Car (Video)

    PAL-V Liberty: A $400,000 Flying Car (Video)

    In pop culture depictions of the future ranging from The Jetsons to Blade Runner and beyond, flying cars are depicted as a crucial component of the 21st century. But now that a flying car has actually been developed, it looks more like something out of The Great Race or Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying […]

  • Terrafugia TF-X Flying Car Concept (Video)

    Terrafugia TF-X Flying Car Concept (Video)

    Round up ten people on the street and ask them what the most disappointing aspect of the 21st century is, and most of them will probably mention our curious lack of flying cars. Metropolis, The Jetsons, Blade Runner, and a million other things promised us flying cars by this time, but they’re nowhere to be […]