There was an add about this aerocar thing in this months flying mag, and Im just anxious to know what the reactions on this bored are, how many of you guys think this will pan out? Would you buy it? Taero - the worlds next off road vehicle
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As a bimodal craft intended for operation within the U.S., licensing will require a private pilot license with instrument and multiengine ratings including a Type Rating to act as Pilot-in-Command, as well as a private Driver License, Class R, for motor vehicle operation. High altitude right-seat jet time will also be beneficial
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Who is the target consumer for this? It can't really be owner flown (know any pilots out there who can afford this?), which will take out a lot of mobility for the actual owner.
Also, by combining a car and an airplane, you have one crappy mode of transportation. By driving to the airport in your limo and hopping in your Gulfstream, you have 2 efficient, tried and true forms of transportation.