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Another Flying Car

Postby Shadowcaster » Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:30 pm

Quite fancy this, looks very futuristic, not sure how it will handle on those skinny tyres :pray: but it looks a lot of fun.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-39607947

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Re: Another Flying Car

Postby expat » Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:22 am

"Until now flying cars have been the stuff of science fiction"...............And now they will become the stuff of legislation..... :lol: :lol:

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Re: Another Flying Car

Postby Hagar » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:09 am

Realistically, I think this will remain the stuff of science fiction. With the overcrowded roads I can't see a flying car ever being practical, not in this country (UK) anyway. :roll: The slightest bump in a car park would involve a very careful inspection before attempting a flight.
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Re: Another Flying Car

Postby Fozzer » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:22 am

Flying car?

To me it looks exactly like an ordinary Gyrocopter/Gyroplane.

Similar to the one I "Fly" in my Copy of FS 2004 and FSX!...>>>

Xenon.... http://www.celieraviation.com/xenon.html

...and my dinky, little FSX Bensen Gyrocopter..>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bensen_B-8

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..a bit dodgy on the M1 Motorway!.... :? ...!

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Re: Another Flying Car

Postby expat » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:08 am

Hagar wrote:Realistically, I think this will remain the stuff of science fiction.



I also think they will remain the stuff of rich man's toys to show off to his fellow rich friends. I can never see the day when these become more than a very expensive toy.

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