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Old November 18 2012, 02:18 AM   #31
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Re: The Flying Car



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That's not a flying car. Not even a roadable airplane. It's just an airplane with a car-like body.
Unbolt the the removable wings and tail structure and it becomes a car with really tiny wheels.

But it's true, every so-called "flying car" or "roadable aircraft" that's been built has been a bad compromise, neither fish nor fowl. Like the spork.
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Old November 18 2012, 02:53 AM   #32
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That thing reminds me of a character from a Sarah Ferguson kid's book.
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Old November 19 2012, 02:49 PM   #33
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I don't want a flying car.

I want a flying DeLorean. Huge difference!
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Old November 19 2012, 04:28 PM   #34
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Fuck flying cars.

I want my personal jet pack.

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Old November 19 2012, 04:48 PM   #35
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I'm still waiting on a hoverboard.

And it doesn't even have to be a Pit Bull...I'll take the Mattel version. They all work on the same principles even if some don't have rocket boosters.
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Old November 19 2012, 05:13 PM   #36
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I'm still waiting for my sex robot.
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Old November 19 2012, 05:45 PM   #37
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I'm still waiting for my sex robot.
Better hope it's not this one:

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Old November 19 2012, 11:08 PM   #38
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you could th erotically fly safely across the Grand Canyon
A spelling error I know, but for a moment there ...

The flying car without a elaborate air traffic control system would be the main problem as i see it. Having tens of millions of people in the their individual flying cars operating completely by VFR would be a horror story.

Hmm, especially if they are all competing to join the mile high club.

I think we have to learn to crawl before we learn to run, so I have no problem letting society learn to deal with flyable cars, or roadble planes first. Once we catch on we can

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iE2Ij...feature=relmfu

Its kind of like asking the horse and buggy generation to consider driving a lexus on a five lane freeway at 75 miles an hour in heavy traffic.

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