This flying drone helicopter truck is a real life transformer

What is this? A flying drone? Eight flying drones? One flying helicopter? A moving room? A truck? It's a little bit of everything. Called the AT Black Knight Transformer, it combines the vertical takeoff and landing of a helicopter with the off-road driving capabilities of a truck. So yes, that means it can fly and… » 1/11/14 7:57am 1/11/14 7:57am

The Legend Of Ford's Flying Car Debunked

Have you ever heard of Ford's 'Glideair' hovercar concept from 1961? If yes, forget what you were told, it didn't actually exist. But the picture above is not a fake and is from 1959. Wait... what? Here's what actually happened. » 4/19/13 3:28pm 4/19/13 3:28pm

Taiwanese Animators Render Our Terrafugia Flying Car Dreams

My enthusiasm for the Terrafugia Transition flying car has never waned, but after seeing it through the eyes of Taiwanese's Next Media Animation I'm even more excited about the prospect. Imagine flying around with Gary Busey and his weird Back To The Future shirt. Just remember to alwa—- OMG WATCH OUT FOR THAT PLANE! » 4/04/12 8:30am 4/04/12 8:30am

These Flying Cars Don't Fly, They Whoosh!

With the recent reveal of the production-ready Terrafugia flying car, we thought it an appropriate time to take a quick look at propeller-driven automobiles. Not the kind that fly. The kind that drive. Hello, propcar! Run, pedestrians, run! » 7/27/10 1:25pm 7/27/10 1:25pm

Russian Aerocar Promises All Purpose Travel - New Cold War

With the development of the Russian-made Aerocar, it has become radically evident that the United States is now embroiled in the midst of a flying car technology race. While we have the sleek and the supposedly in-production Moller M200G, it's only limited to flying at heights of only 10 feet. The Russians have… » 4/08/08 4:45pm 4/08/08 4:45pm

The Flight of Pegasus: The AVE Mizar

Allegedly obsessed with flying cars, it seems like our latest obsession happens to be with turbocharged Pinto motors. So what if an ex-Northrop engineer grafted the wings and ass end of a Cessna Skymaster to a Ford Pinto and had the prototype painted by a hot van artist? Not 1973 enough for you yet? What if we told you … » 2/22/07 12:30pm 2/22/07 12:30pm