Even superheroes don’t own flying cars but you might be able to. If you’ve always dreamed of owning a Flying Car, you will be delighted to know that the Terrafugia Transition Roadworthy Aircraft or Airworthy Car or Flying Car is most likely going to see the light of day come 2012. The Terrafugia Transition Flying Car has just received special exemptions from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that will let it use plastic windows instead of automotive safety glass and special tires that are currently not permitted on road vehicles. The first two-seater Aircar is likely to be shipped in late 2012. Read the rest of this entry »Related Posts
If you thought flying cars only existed in your boyhood dreams and fantasies, think again, for the day is not far when you will be actually riding and/or flying the world’s first fuel-electric hybrid Air car. Aircraft designer Michael Moshier and test pilot Robert Bulaga – the guys responsible for the development of Solo Trek/Springtail Exoskeleton Flying Vehicle have just announced plans to develop the hybrid Air Car by forming a new company. If you look at the flying car a little closely, you will begin to see that it bears a striking resemblance to your Parrot AR Drone. Gone are the days when playing with baller toys were the only means to satisfy your boyhood dreams. The time has now come to dream the impossible and watch it become possible. Read the rest of this entry »Related Posts
Baller Guys, get ready for a really cool water sport, some hard hitting action and a huge adrenalin rush this summer with an awesome outdoor recreational device called the Jetlev-Flyer. Although this concept has been around since 2009, the company behind the device – Jetlev Technologies in collaboration with MS Watersports GmbH is finally ready to market the product. So what’s on offer? Read the rest of this entry »Related Posts
If flying gets you excited, you might be interested to know of the newest addition to the flying range – The Cavalon Gyrocopter that was unveiled this week at Aero Friedrichshafen. For those of us who belong to the cave generation, a gyrocopter is midway between a plane and a helicopter/chopper. It can fly more slowly than a plane and faster than a chopper but it cannot hover. Further, it will not stall. The rotorblades are powered by air and hence it does not need a tail rotor. Basically, the gryrocopter is a flying vehicle that is helicopter of sorts to look at but with a different layout that gives it stability at low speeds. It is cheaper than a plane and a helicopter, takes off and lands on a much smaller base and uses a power pusher propeller in addition to an unpowered main rotor. Read the rest of this entry »Related Posts
How’s this for a sweet Christmas bargain deal? Carroll Shelby is selling off his private Hawker 700A Jet for $2 million.
Now, not only do you get to own a jet that used to belong to the inventor of the AC Cobra, but you also get a new Shelby CSX4000 Cobra thrown in to sweeten the deal. And the cherry on top: Carroll Shelby himself will personally deliver the Cobra to your doorstep!
We here at Baller Ride got as excited as a kid on Christmas morning at that news! Meeting Carroll Shelby is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity & we’d love to meet the man that was responsible for the Shelby Cobra, since it’s a beautiful machine that’s still as sexy now as when it first arrived on the scene in 1962.