Transition- Street-Legal Airplane

The Transition® by Terrafugia, an amazing Street-Legal Airplane, combines the unique convenience of being able to fold its wings and then to drive on any road in a modern airplane platform.

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You can simply land at the airport, fold your wings up from inside the cockpit and drive home. The production prototype completed its first flight on March 23, 2012.

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Performance:

Max, Vh: 100 kts (115 mph, 185 km/h)
Cruise, Vc: 93 kts (105 mph, 172 km/h)
Stall, Vs: 45 kts (51 mph, 83 km/h)
Range: 425 nmi (490 mi, 787 km)
Takeoff: 1700′ (518 m) over 50′ obstacle

Gross Takeoff Weight: 1430 lbs (650 kg)
Empty Weight: 970 lbs (440 kg)
Useful Load: 460 lbs (210 kg)

Fuel burn at cruise: 5 gph (18.9 L/h)
Useable Fuel: 23 gal (87L)
Mileage on road: 35 mpg (6.7L/100km)

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