The Army’s Flying Car Could Take Off This Year (Scientific American)

The Black Knight Transformer during its first flight. Credit: Courtesy of Advanced Tactics, Inc.

The idea of a car taking off like a helicopter sounds like science fiction. But four years after the Pentagon funded its vision for a “Transformer” military flying machine, the project has found solid footing. Two prototype designs, one by aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin and one by aerospace start-up Advanced Tactics, offer possible paths for the automated flying car to become a reality on future battlefields ruled by robots. READ MORE HERE

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