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  • adj. Capable of travelling on roads as well as in the air.


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road +‎ -able


  • As it happens, when you start looking into it, you discover that flying cars of a sort have been around for quite a few years in the shape of what are known as roadable vehicles.


  • Terrafugia unveiled at AirVenture 2010 its second generation Transition "roadable" aircraft, a more efficient design the company hopes to fly early next year and begin producing as a factory-built light sport aircraft (S-LSA) in late


  • The vehicle takes off and lands vertically and is "roadable," meaning it can be driven on a road as well. - Business News

  • The fledgling firm, begun in 2006 by two aeronautical engineers in Massachusetts, dreamed of creating a practical, affordable, "roadable" aircraft that could move right from the runway to the roadway.


  • It seems that Moller has "created a full-featured flight simulator package for use by all who have been eager to operate the Skycar, the Company's unique 'roadable' aircraft".

    The Register

  • In the words of its inventors, it is a "roadable aircraft."

    Where is my flying car?

  • Its 'roadable aircraft,' named the Transition, was developed by MIT-trained aeronautical engineers.

    An Idea Without Wings

  • The car, they prefer to call it a “roadable aircraft,” is purported to go 500 miles on a single tank of gas.

    The Jetsons cometh

  • If roadable airplanes catch on – i. e, sales volume brings down price — then those Exurbs start looking kinda attractive.

    Matthew Yglesias » Runway Pricing

  • Still, the Transition is a "roadable light sport aircraft" and will be in an executive jet shop near you by the end of next year.

    TED's Chris Anderson: the man who made YouTube clever


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