Aerocar - Flying Car (1949)
Sponsored link:

A newsreel about the Aerocar, a "roadable" aircraft, designed and built in 1949. It is the most successful and probably the most famous "flying car" design to date. Here is another more detailed Aerocar video (in color).  

Sponsored link:
Please share: 

Aerocars can drive up to 60 miles per hour and have a top airspeed of 110 miles per hour. The Aerocar is a two-place aircraft with side-by-side seating, four wheels, high, unobtrusive wings, and a single Lycoming 0-320 engine mounted over the rear wheels. Conversion from air to road could be achieved by one person in five minutes. The detached aircraft components can be towed behind the car in folding wheels fitted to the wing roots. Civil certification was gained in 1956, but only six examples were built, with one still flying as of 2006. It initially sold for $25,000. The six Aerocars so far built accumulated over 200,000 road miles and 5,000 flight hours.
Flixxy editors search the internet daily to find the very best videos for you:   SELECTION: From over 3 million videos uploaded to YouTube daily, Flixxy editors select only a few videos to be added to the site daily.   PG RATING: Flixxy videos and comments are all PG rated. They are "Safe For All Ages" and "Safe For Work".  All content is uplifting.   SELECTED START AND END POINTS: Many of Flixxy's videos start late or end early. We skip lengthy introductions and get to the point.   CONCISE CAPTION AND DESCRIPTION: We don't use "click-bait."  Your time is valuable, so we distill the information down to what you want to know.
FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER: Get the latest videos delivered to your inbox by subscribing to the FREE "Video of the Day" newsletter.