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closely matches your initial thoughts on a flying car?: |
This paper is intended to complement the second paper which follows, entitled
"The Flying Car Can Revolutionize Private Aviation." So, I'm not going
to spend a lot of time on the "nickel and dime" advantages and disadvantages
of owning a TAW flying car. I'll just list a few below. Remember, the flying car
is both an automobile with all of the simplicity, ease of operation and versatility
of that 20th century creation, PLUS it is an airplane with an excellent cruising
speed. There is no hangar or tie down rent - you drive the whole thing home and
keep it on one side of a two-car garage avoiding outdoor weathering costs or hangar
The Volante is:
- A second
car.- The car can be driven daily from the garage without disturbing the flight
section. (60 to 80 mpg)
- Transportation (for sure) at a destination.
Not all airports have rental cars which are a pain in the neck anyway.
practical alternative to an instrument ticket- You can land and drive through
the weather instead of trying to push through with all too frequent disastrous
results. This turns out to be the most important advantage in the "Revolution"
- A vast time, reliability and convenience advantage
over the scheduled airlines for mid length trips, particularly since 9/11
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