A blog about transportation, land use and planning.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Flying cars on a wing and a prayer
A missionary in Ecuador has built a flying car to help indigenous peoples of the Waodani tribe travel to and from areas not served by roads. Here is the CNN.com story. Here is a story from Popular Mechanics. The parachute-laden craft just got FAA approval and seems to be a promising (though polluting) way to improve the lives of isolated populations.