Flying Auto (Jun, 1946)

If you keep the original formatting, the first line is “Flying Auto kills two”. That would explain why it’s “not yet ready to be placed on the market”.

Popular Science did a much more comprehensive article on the car.  They at least mentioned the inventor’s name. It was designated as the Convair 116 which led to the Convair 118.

Flying Auto kills two birds with one stone. Minus the wing and tail structure it is an automobile; with them, it becomes a creditable flying machine. The two-passenger plane is still in the experimental state so far, and is not yet ready to be placed on the market.

3 comments
  1. Hirudinea says: July 2, 201211:50 am

    Just like the Aquacar it’s neither good at one thing or the other, but people will keep inventing them.

  2. Toronto says: July 2, 20123:08 pm

    Some people try to have it all (at least in fiction): http://i2.listal.com/im…

  3. Lonestar says: July 15, 201211:57 am

    And 27 years later… http://en.wikipedia.org…

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