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AAI joins with Terrafugia on DARPA flying car

written by australianaviation.com.au | December 1, 2010
The Transition flying car. (Terrafugia)

Massachusetts based Terrafugia, developer of the Transition flying car concept, has joined forces with AAI Corporation in a competition sponsored by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a flying car for the US armed forces.

The vehicle, appropriately dubbed Transformer, would effectively replace the Humvee in US service but will feature helicopter-like air mobility. A three phased development program is planned to result in a prototype being ready for trials in 2015.

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