Flying Cars

from the fun-fun-fun dept

Okay, this one is too much fun not to publish. Just reading it made me happy. Apparently, flying cars are coming. That's right... just like the Jetsons. Well, maybe not "just like", but close enough. I'm sure there are a ton of issues to be worked out, but I don't care. Right now I just want to think about having a flying car.

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    Dennis, Aug 24th, 1999 @ 1:44pm

    Ok... here are the pictures of the thing

    Ok... so I clicked on the link and what do I find? No pictures? What do you want me to do? Read?!?!
    Anyway, for people with short attention spans (like me), here's a page with pictures.

    Or, better yet... in the spirit of the web, here's a picture:


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    prash, Aug 24th, 1999 @ 2:11pm

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    The sky car could make my commute very managable.


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    Todd, Aug 24th, 1999 @ 2:44pm

    Re: No Subject Given

    This article hints at it but NASA has already developed a "highways in the sky" plan in preparation for skycars (think I saw it on Wired or BBC?). Passing would be an issue -- do you just leapfrog somebody (giving them a nice push into, say, a bridge?)?


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    Mike (profile), Aug 24th, 1999 @ 2:57pm

    computer controlled

    Well, I think the article suggested that it would all be computer controlled, which suggests to me that the different cars would be able to communicate easily, and passing and such shouldn't be much of an issue. But, then again, we all know how reliable computers are...


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    mchao, Aug 25th, 1999 @ 3:44pm

    Re: computer controlled

    and speaking of reliability, imagine if we ran skycars on an upgraded version of Windows! yet another niche for my company to enter!

    imagine the headlines. whew! ugly


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