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A flying car has been tested in Japan and was able to hover steadily for about a minute using its four propellers.

Electronics firm NEC unveiled the technology at a facility in the city of Abiko, situated around 22 miles from Tokyo.


Two brief demonstrations took place inside a giant cage and those watching were told to wear helmets as a precaution.

The Japanese government aims to have people using flying cars by the 2030s and has backed the construction of a huge test course in an area devastated by the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disasters in Fukushima.

There are also hopes to use flying cars to connect islands in the Mie resort area, which is frequented by Hollywood celebrities.




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Giant drone.  I would not call it a car.

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World's first FLYING CAR that can turn into a plane in less than a minute and soar along at 100mph is going on sale in the US next month According to manufacturer Terrafugia, which belongs to the parent company of Volvo, the Transition can fly up to 400 miles (640km) at top speeds of 100mph (160kmh). I believe this was built by the guy who several times was on Art Bell talking about the car. If it is he spoke of multiple redundant safety features.

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