I have a long queue of airplane-related items to work through - latest excesses of Security Theater, the still-toppling dominoes of Eclipse Aviation, etc -- but right at the moment, here is a sign of undeterred innovators in action.
A flying car! Or, a drivable airplane! Either way, earlier this month the Terrafugia "Transition" took its first flight.
YouTube footage of the first flight below. [UPDATE: Video has apparently been pulled.] Below that, a surreal "formation flight" shot. I like being in China because it's today's land of excitement, but it is good to see some excitement brewing back home.
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