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on Apr 27, 2015

I'd love this prototype, it would allow me to reduce my commute by 75%.

on Apr 27, 2015

I know people are fascinated by this idea. But if you think about it it's pretty ridiculous. Beyond the design needing to be quite compromised in order to perform very different roles, how realistic is driving a VERY expensive and VERY delicate airplane on the road? A simple fender bender would could exotic car money damage.

on May 7, 2015

I guess that spells a pretty dim future for luxury car makers in general, then...

on Apr 27, 2015

A roadable airplane or a flying car make for 2 things.....

1- A very poor airplane
2- A very poor car.

The slightest ding would render it un-flyable until a very expensive repair is made and certified by a licensed aircraft tech.
That repair would make a Ferrari repair look like pocket change.

on Apr 28, 2015

It's a bit like big rigid airships; a lovely idea that just doesn't really work.

on Apr 28, 2015

This dual use vehicle may not be suitable for an urban or suburban commute for reasons mentioned about fender benders. However in a rural or ranch setting it would be a real time saver.

on Apr 29, 2015

Naysayer, naysayer
what do you have to say?
Either you fix it fast
or else go away...

on May 6, 2015

Wow, even uglier than the terrafugia, quite an accomplishment. Now if they can make it even slower and more expensive they will have achieved the trifecta of worthless non-engineering.

on May 7, 2015

Congratulations to the Carplane team! Looking forward to seeing the right hand drive model certified in Australia, where the distances are long. :)

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