Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

3 of 7
Terrafugia's Transition

Of the half-dozen flying car designs currently in development around the country, the Transition, made by Terrafugia, is the best bet for hitting the market first.

In March, the roadable aircraft completed its first manned flight at the Plattsburgh International Airport in upstate New York, then followed up with more than 20 additional test flights over the summer.

After tweaking the vehicle's design, Terrafugia plans to go through FAA certification testing in early 2011, then ship its first few cars later that year.

NEXT: Advanced Flying's Sokol 400

Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
LAST UPDATE: Nov 30 2009 | 7:19 PM ET
Where's my flying car? For almost 80 years, aviation entrepreneurs have dreamed up winged automobiles. Here's why we're still grounded. More
This year's breakthroughsWireless electricity. Invisible speakers. A mind-reading headset. See what's coming in 2010. More
Armor to guard $50,000 dogs K9 Storm's canine armor and communication systems help keep working dogs safe on the front lines of wars. More