2012 Terrafugia Transition at the NYIAS on Driving the Nation

Dr. Carl Dietrich, CEO, Terrafugia Transition talked to Lou Ann Hammond, www.drivingthenation.com at the New York auto show.

Hammond has interviewed the owners of the Aerocar, a 1958 flying car, driving airplane. What is the difference between the aerocar and the Terrafugia Transition?

How long does it take to convert from car to airplane and back again?

What type of pilot’s license do you need to fly a Terrafugia?

How many airports can you land at in the Terrafugia?

Does it meet all the safety standards of a car?

How much federal money was received to produce the Terrafugia?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.