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The Transition is much more of a “roadable aircraft” than a flying car, but thanks to a bit of rule relaxation by the FAA, it’s just become the first road-registered Light Sport Aircraft in the USA. You need to be able to fly a plane to get this puppy off the ground – and that’s essentially what it is, a light plane with a rear propeller and full-size wings that fold up automatically within 30 seconds when it’s time to be Earthbound.


Paul Moller has been trying to build a flying car for nearly 30 years, and at a cost of more than US$100 million – that should give you some measure of how hard the task is. The M400 is a four-seater car capable of automatic flight using four ducted fans.


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Dr Mohammad Khazab completed his Ph.D. in Computer Systems Engineering (Artificial Intelligence) at the University of South Australia in 2011. He has worked as Senior Software Engineer, Web Developer, and Research Associate on various projects. Currently he works at Schneider Electric on the design and development of new software solutions for smart devices used for home automation and Internet of Things. He's also been working on enterprise software for supply chain network simulation and optimisation, advanced planning and scheduling. In his spare times, In his spare times, he works on creating websites and mobile applications (Web2day Design), researching and writing about cutting-edge technologies in this blog. He has ambitions to solve real-world problems, and to use his knowledge and skills to develop useful applications.

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