The Dutch flying car

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Avoiding traffic jams by taking to the skies is a fantasy for many motorists. Their dream is now a step closer to reality with the unveiling of Dutch manufactured PAL-V One.

The new flying car took its first flight a few weeks ago at Gilze-Rijen Airbase. The aircraft circled part of the countryside in the province of Brabant at height of 400 metres.

The test flight was conducted without incident. Completion of the initial test flights is necessary before the green light will be given for a production model to be manufactured. The hope is that the PAL-V One could be available to consumers by the end of 2014.

The PAL-V one is a three-wheeler with a propeller and rotor blade that can fold away.


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