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Terrafugia Flying Car Company Develops New Concept
2013-05-07 12:35:16

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Terrafugia started developing the world's first flying car a few years ago, and even though its Transition Street-Legal Airplane isn't in production yet, it is already developing a new concept. The company announced this weekend that it has begun studies of a four-seat, vertical takeoff and landing hybrid-electric flying car called the TF-X. "Incorporating the state-of-the-art in intelligent systems, fly by wire controls, and...

World's First Flying Car Has Successful Test Flight
2012-04-03 12:03:37

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com The world's first flying car completed a successful first flight at Plattsburgh International Airport last week, bringing humanity one step closer to the Jetson age. Terrafugia's Transition Street-Legal Airplane is a two seat personal aircraft that flies on unleaded automotive fuel and can park in a single car garage. The aircraft is street legal, capable of driving on roads and highways, and has also completed successful diving and conversion tests....

Worldwide Auto Show Debut of Terrafugia's Street Legal Airplane
2012-03-01 09:45:29

The Transition® Roadable Aircraft, developed by Terrafugia, Inc., makes its auto show debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), April 6th through the 15th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.  After years of testing and engineering breakthroughs, Terrafugia has decided it is time to share their unique product with the legions of fans attracted to the NYIAS. Show Director Alan Liebensohn is "...thrilled to have Terrafugia at the Show this year....

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2011-07-06 11:35:00

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has granted special exemptions for Terrafugia's Transition® flying car to be legally driven on roads. The Transition will be required to use tires appropriately rated for highway speeds and vehicle weight, which are not normally permitted for use on multi-purpose vehicles.  The flying car is also allowed to have its own type of windscreen, however traditional laminated automotive safety glass could fracture in...

2009-07-15 12:45:00

LOS ANGELES, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The completion of its highly regarded acquisition will allow Mundus Group (Pink Sheets: MNDP) to expand AirStar with new divisions in lucrative niche markets. It is expected that these new divisions will provide several new revenue streams from anticipated business, which AirStar International has previously developed and flourished among the UAV VTOL elite by word of mouth for over 25 years. Josef Obermeier, President of the company,...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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