Retro: Maverick Flying Car at Oshkosh (Video)

Photo: Jess Dixon in his flying automobile around 1942. Photo credit: Kobel Feature Photos via Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain

from EAA Video Player

October 13, 2010 – Steve Saint of I-TEC drove his road-legal flying car from Florida to Oshkosh this summer. Since then the FAA has also issued the Maverick a S-LSA aircraft airworthiness certificate.

Did DEEPER: A Brief Historical Introduction to the Flying Car

from Storm Club

| Aug 26, 2011 |

If you thought flying cars were the domain of sci fi movies or the reality-stretching James Bond films – you’d be surprised. The concept has been around since the early days of motoring, when intrepid aviators and auto pioneers envisioned a time when cars ruled the sky as they did the road. The fact that in 2011 we don’t have a mass produced flying car is testament to the ill-fated efforts of some of those early innovators – but there is hope, thanks to twenty first century advances.

Early History . . . Read Complete Report w/photos

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