Terrafugia To Enter Production With Transition Flying Car

Transition Flying Car

In brief: Massachusetts-based Terrafugia has received the OK from the FAA and will begin production of the Transition flying car late next year.

Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: Transition
Manufacturer: Terrafugia

The word

TransitionThe flying car has been under development for six years and received National Highway Safety approval earlier this year. With approval from the FAA and a classification of "light sport aircraft", the Transition is now ready to go to production.

The flying 2-seater will enter production late next year with pre-orders already underway (over 100 have been reserved so far). The Transition can fly short distances as an airplane and fold up its wings to drive on roads as a car.

The concept was created by company founder Carl Ditrich while a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

And so ...

Priced at $279,000, pre-orders can be secured with a refundable deposit of $10,000 towards purchase.

Photo credits: Terrafugia

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