Carl Dietrich transitions from Terrafugia

By |2019-03-21T12:31:28-07:00March 21st, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Terrafugia|Tags: |

Dr. Carl Dietrich is leaving Terrafugia for parts unknown. It was a small post on Linkedin from Dietrich saying that after thirteen years he was leaving Terrafugia. Dietrich's Terrafugia was the first flying car that I reported on that was FAA certified. Carl Dietrich stepping down from Terrafugia From Terrafugia inception to Geely [...]

Terrafugia to operate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)

By |2019-03-21T11:41:34-07:00December 4th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Terrafugia|Tags: , |

Terrafugia's vision for TF-X Terrafugia Inc. is excited to announce a significant milestone in the TF-X™ development program: the FAA has authorized Terrafugia to operate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) in the TF-X™ configuration for research and development (R&D) purposes. The TF-X™, Terrafugia's vision for the future of personal transportation, is a four-seat, hybrid electric, [...]

Dr. Carl Dietrich, founder, CEO and CTO, of the Terrafugia Transition

By |2019-03-21T11:31:59-07:00August 29th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Terrafugia, Vehicle walk arounds, Video, youtube.com|

The wings on the plane go up and down, up and down Dr. Carl Dietrich, founder, CEO and Chief Technical Officer, of the Terrafugia Transition, does a walk-around with Lou Ann Hammond. Driven to Fly: Bumpers, crumple zones, parachutes, side view mirrors, even an independent front suspension is on the Terrafugia. Go inside the Terrafugia [...]

2012 Terrafugia Transition at the NYIAS on Driving the Nation

By |2019-03-21T12:10:37-07:00July 20th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Terrafugia, Video, youtube.com|

Dr. Carl Dietrich, CEO, Terrafugia Transition talked to Lou Ann Hammond 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 [...]