Flying Car

If this wasn’t coming from CBC (disclaimer: I work for them) I would assume that this is an April Fools joke.

Guess not!

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According to the company, the two-seat vehicle can take off and land at smaller airports, and the pilot can convert it to a roadworthy vehicle by retracting the wings from inside the cockpit in less than 30 seconds.

Neat!

“Buttonville Ground, ABC requests taxi clearance to my house via 16th Avenue”

I wonder what kind of logistical problems you would have driving your airplane on/off the airport.

2 Responses

  1. Danny V says:

    “FGHI, winds 150 at 3, cleared to land runway 15. Caution turbulence from Ford Escort landed 1 minute ago.”

  2. ramiel says:

    “GABC Tower, Clear touch and go at timmy’s drive thru…get me a med double double too!”