飞行汽车首次试飞成功

马萨诸塞州公司Terrafugia建造的第一辆可在马路上行驶的飞机(也就是飞行汽车)在纽约普拉茨堡国际机场成功的完成了首次试飞 名字叫Transition的飞行汽车能以每小时115英里飞行460英里,当折叠起机翼在公路上行驶能达到65英里每小时。Transition的售价在20万美元左右。它的首次飞行持续了37秒,距离为3,000英尺。更多飞行照片可浏览官方网站。

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First Flight
View from chase plane.
First Flight
View from chase truck.
First Flight
View from runway.
The Terrafugia Transition® flying in formation with the chase aircraft.
The Terrafugia Transition® shortly after takeoff.
A view from the back as the Terrafugia Transition® flies away from the camera.
The Terrafugia Transition® taking off of runway 17 at Plattsburgh International Airport.
The Terrafugia Transition® taxing to the runway at sunrise.
The Terrafugia Transition® after being pulled out of the hangar.
Test Pilot Phil Meteer at Plattsburgh International Airport in New York.
Pre-dawn preparations at Plattsburgh International Airport in New York.
At Lawrence Mun. Airport
in North Andover, MA
The Transition® offers true door-
to-door transportation for pilots.
The Transition® has front wheel
drive on the road.
The Transition® uses high-
octane unleaded auto gas.
Engineer Andrew Heafitz &
Test Pilot Phil Meteer during testing.
The Transition® is only 6’9″ tall
and 80″ wide with wings folded.
The Transition® on display at the Museum of Science
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