Minggu, 07 Agustus 2011

Flying Car - Terrafugia The New Transition

Every pilot faces uncertain weather, rising costs, and ground transportation hassles on each end of the flight. The Transition® combines the unique convenience of being able to fold its wings with the ability to drive on any surface road in a modern personal airplane platform. Stowing the wings for road use and deploying them for flight at the airport is activated from inside the cockpit. This unique functionality addresses head-on the issues faced by today’s Private and Sport Pilots.
Flying Car - Terrafugia The New Transition
Terrafugia’s award-winning MIT-trained engineers have been advancing the state-of-the-art in personal aircraft since 2006. Now you can streamline your flying experience with the revolutionary integration of personal land and air travel made possible by the Transition® Roadable Aircraft.
Flying Car - Terrafugia The New Transition
Flying Car - Terrafugia The New Transition
Flying Car - Terrafugia The New Transition
Flying Car - Terrafugia The New Transition

Max, Vh:
Cruise, Vc:
Stall, Vs:

100 kts (115 mph, 185 km/h)
93 kts (105 mph, 172 km/h)
45 kts (51 mph, 83 km/h)
425 nmi (490 mi, 787 km)
1700' (518 m) over 50' obstacle

Gross Takeoff Weight:
Empty Weight:
Useful Load:

1430 lbs (650 kg)
970 lbs (440 kg)
460 lbs (210 kg)

Fuel burn at cruise:
Useable Fuel:
Mileage on road:

5 gph (18.9 L/h)
23 gal (87L)
35 mpg (14.9 km/L)

Light Sport Aircraft (LSA)


Rear wheel drive on the ground
Automotive-style entry and exit
Two place, side by side
Automated electromechanical folding wing
No trailer or hangar needed
Cargo area holds golf clubs


Drive in case of inclement weather
Proven 100 hp Rotax 912ULS engine
Full vehicle parachute available
Modern glass avionics
Automotive crash safety features
80” (2m) tall
90” (2.3m) wide
18’ 9” (6m) long

78" (2m) tall
26' 6" (8m) wingspan
19' 9" (6m) long
48” at the shoulder
Carry-on luggage
Golf clubs
Two place, side-by-side

Become a Sport Pilot in as little as 20 hours of flight time in a Transition®-specific course. For existing pilots, get comfortable quickly with the familiarization training included with every Transition® delivery.

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