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Street-Legal Transforming Car To Aircraft Terrafugia Transition


The Transition brings the dream of the flying car to life. It seats two and converts from drive mode to flight mode in under a minute with just the push of a button. Eliminating the hassle of hangar storage, ground transportation, and aviation fuel, the Transition fuels up with automotive gas and can be stored in your home garage.

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The Terrafugia Transition is a light sport, roadable airplane under development by Terrafugia since 2006.The Rotax 912ULS piston engine powered, carbon-fiber vehicle is planned to have a flight range of 425 nmi (489 mi; 787 km) using either automotive premium grade unleaded gasoline or 100LL avgas and a cruising flight speed of 93 kn 172 km/h.

On the road, it can drive up to 70 miles per hour 110 km/h with normal traffic. The Transition Production Prototype’s folded dimensions of 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) high, 2.29 m wide and 5.72 m long are designed to fit within a standard household garage.


When operated as a car, the engine power take-off near the propeller engages a variable-diameter pulley CVT automatic transmission to send power to the trailing-suspension mounted rear wheels via half-shafts powering belt drives.In flight, the engine drives a pusher propeller. The Transition has folding wings and a twin tail./wikipedia

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