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Flying Car Spreads Its Wings in Slovakia

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January 16, 2014
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Mankind's primordial dream of flight is taking off with a new twist as a Slovak prototype of a flying car spreads its wings, designed and built by Stefan Klein and inspired by the dreamy books of Jules Verne and Antoine de Saint-Exupery.


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