TITLE

A Car Among the Clouds

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;4/24/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 23, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the flying vehicle being developed by inventors Carl Dietrich, Samuel Schweighart and Anna Mracek as of April 24, 2006. The vehicle needs a driver, who knows how to pilot, who would drive the vehicle to an airport. With the press of a button, wings would slide into position on its sides. With the turn of a key, the propeller on the back would start up. Then, the vehicle would take off the ground. After landing at another airport, it would be turned back into a car.
ACCESSION #
20580104

 

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