Terrafugia Transition: Airplane-Car Hybrid

Now you can fulfill all of your George Jetson dreams with Terrafugia Transition's aircraft/car combo, which completed its first successful flight this month. The carbon-fiber framed vehicle transforms between plane and automobile in an impressive 30 seconds and features wings that fold in electronically, allowing you to keep this "roadable aircraft" in the confines of your garage. While the Terrafugia Transition is still a prototype, …

Best of Transport 2007

From the gas-guzzling to the eco-chic, the following are Cool Hunting's favorite alternatives to transporting yourself and your precious belongings—whether for a jaunt around town, cross-country or overseas. Aptera Developed over the past five years, the Aptera, a three-seat automobile that gets 230 miles per gallon, is finally available to reserve. Three-wheeled and pod-like, the Jetson-like automobile is what I thought cars would look like …

How To Fly A Plane

Having an idea about How To Fly A Plane has got to be a handy thing, which is why my eyes were drawn to the giveaway title on the front of this new book. It's not a manual, more an introduction to the basics of taking off, flying and landing in easy to understand language for novices like me. Along with tons of pretty pictures, …