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The Samson Switchblade Flying Sportscar Is Almost Here, Weeks Away From Inaugural Flight
The Samson Switchblade Flying Sportscar Is Almost Here, Weeks Away From Inaugural Flight

30 Jul 2022, 02:52 UTC / The future looks bright: In mid-June, the long-gestating Switchblade was declared safe to fly by the FAA, which means flight tests can officially begin

 
Jetson Teams Up With Insta360 to Share How the First Affordable Flying Car Was Developed
Jetson Teams Up With Insta360 to Share How the First Affordable Flying Car Was Developed

20 Jul 2022, 15:07 UTC / The Swedish company that developed the most affordable eVTOL on the market tells the story of how its flying car came to be, with the help of Insta360

 
Hyundai-Backed Supernal Unveils Five-Seat eVTOL Cabin Concept
Hyundai-Backed Supernal Unveils Five-Seat eVTOL Cabin Concept

18 Jul 2022, 19:42 UTC / Hyundai's Urban Air Mobility (UAM) division has recently showcased its first eVTOL cabin concept, which was designed to keep the comfort levels high

 
The Jetsons Flying Car Morphs Into CGI Existence, All Bubbly and Human-Operated
The Jetsons Flying Car Morphs Into CGI Existence, All Bubbly and Human-Operated

11 Jul 2022, 21:34 UTC / Oscar Vargas, the virtual artist better known as “wb.artist20” on social media, has decided to celebrate a beloved 1960s animated sitcom in the most CGI way

 
LEO Coupe, the Flying Hypercar of Tomorrow, Gets First Manned Alpha Prototype
LEO Coupe, the Flying Hypercar of Tomorrow, Gets First Manned Alpha Prototype

27 Jun 2022, 11:14 UTC / LEO Flight is sticking to the initial timeline of developing and testing an alpha prototype in 2022, calls the LX-1 “an impressive machine to behold”

 
The $92K Jetson One Futuristic Flying Car Completes World’s First eVTOL Commute
The $92K Jetson One Futuristic Flying Car Completes World’s First eVTOL Commute

20 Jun 2022, 01:48 UTC / The most famous personal electric aircraft available today has hit another milestone - its creator drove it from home to work for the first time

 
Jetson Releases New Footage of Its Popular Flying Car That Anyone Can Buy and Operate
Jetson Releases New Footage of Its Popular Flying Car That Anyone Can Buy and Operate

19 May 2022, 13:39 UTC / Jetson Aero comes back with fresh footage of its popular ONE eVTOL flying above trees, just to remind its customers that the personal flying car is on its way

 
Israeli Startup Unveils Full-Scale eVTOL Prototype Air One for Personal Flight
Israeli Startup Unveils Full-Scale eVTOL Prototype Air One for Personal Flight

9 May 2022, 19:38 UTC / AIR unveiled the full-scale prototype of its Air One "flying car" at the Kentucky Derby. The company plans to start hover testing this year

 
Flying Motorcycle Speeder Is Really Happening, and It’ll Be Awesome
Flying Motorcycle Speeder Is Really Happening, and It’ll Be Awesome

7 May 2022, 02:46 UTC / Inventor and JetPack Aviation founder David Mayman talks progress on the Speeder, says the production version will be nothing short of amazing

 
Japan’s First Flying Car, Powered by Suzuki, Closer to Certification
Japan’s First Flying Car, Powered by Suzuki, Closer to Certification

4 May 2022, 02:59 UTC / SkyDrive and Suzuki are developing a futuristic flying car, an industry first, which will start operating in Japan in just a couple of years

 
USAF-Backed Florida Startup Is Developing a Next-Gen Propulsion System for Flying Cars
USAF-Backed Florida Startup Is Developing a Next-Gen Propulsion System for Flying Cars

27 Apr 2022, 03:04 UTC / A young company that won an USAF Challenge has developed an innovative non-rotating propulsion system, looking for flying car proposals

 
Suzuki Joins the Flying Car Race, Will Develop an Innovative Two-Seater in Japan
Suzuki Joins the Flying Car Race, Will Develop an Innovative Two-Seater in Japan

23 Mar 2022, 04:08 UTC / Suzuki has joined forces with an air mobility startup that has built the world's smallest eVTOL and that's developing a pioneering Japanese flying car

 
AeroMobil Unveils AM NEXT Four-Seater Flying Car
AeroMobil Unveils AM NEXT Four-Seater Flying Car

16 Mar 2022, 03:48 UTC / AeroMobil has unveiled its second model of its flying car: the AM NEXT. The vehicle was designed to operate as a ride-hailing travel solution

 
Recently Published Document Takes EHang One Step Closer to Flying Its Air Taxi in China
Recently Published Document Takes EHang One Step Closer to Flying Its Air Taxi in China

25 Feb 2022, 17:30 UTC / China's Civil Aviation Administration has published the requirements for EHang's EH216 autonomous air taxi to receive certification.

 
Here’s Why This New Flying Car May Actually Succeed (and Why Vintage Ones Didn’t)
Here’s Why This New Flying Car May Actually Succeed (and Why Vintage Ones Didn’t)

29 Jan 2022, 03:11 UTC / Perhaps the very first successful attempt at a flying car, the Arrowbile was the brainchild of American engineering savant Waldo Waterman.

 
Half Car, Half Airplane: The Arrowbile Flying Car Was Master of Neither
Half Car, Half Airplane: The Arrowbile Flying Car Was Master of Neither

25 Jan 2022, 21:29 UTC / Only five Arrowbiles were ever manufactured during the late 1930s, so calling it a success would be more than a bit of a stretch

 
BMW-Powered Flying Car Receives Certification to Go From Road to Sky
BMW-Powered Flying Car Receives Certification to Go From Road to Sky

24 Jan 2022, 15:53 UTC / Klein Vision's BMW-powered car-aircraft vehicle has received a Certificate of Airworthiness from the Slovak Civil Aviation Authority

 
Meet the World's First Flying Racing Car Pilots, Set to Be the First of Many
Meet the World's First Flying Racing Car Pilots, Set to Be the First of Many

18 Jan 2022, 17:14 UTC / Airspeeder has announced its first three pilots for the upcoming EXA series. Their first task is to fly many hours in the VR simulator

 
There's a New eVTOL in Town. It's Called a Volar and It Nailed Its Test Flight in Dubai
There's a New eVTOL in Town. It's Called a Volar and It Nailed Its Test Flight in Dubai

12 Jan 2022, 16:23 UTC / Another eVTOL prototype soars into the sky, aiming to revolutionize urban air mobility. It is called a volar and was developed by Bellwether Industries

 
Iconic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flying Car Deserved Its Own LEGO Version, Now There Is One
Iconic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flying Car Deserved Its Own LEGO Version, Now There Is One

10 Jan 2022, 18:19 UTC / The iconic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang flying car from the British musical/fantasy movie with the same name now has a LEGO tribute.