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Flying Car Concept By Kash Sirinanda

I ran across this idea for tires from Dr. Kash Sirinanda:


(Flying car concept)

The flexible tire idea is from a Michelin tire called a Tweel, which I wrote about in 2005. In the referenced article, I compared it to the smartwheels from Neal Stephenson's 1992 novel Snowcrash.


(From The Michelin Tweel)

I like the idea of turning them sideways and using them as a turbine for lift. It's a slightly less radical (but possibly workable) version of Doc's idea for a flying car from Back to the Future.


(There aren't any roads in Back to the Future)

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