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Flying cars are no longer just a fantasy from The Jetson’s. Kitty Hawk, a Silicon Valley company backed by Google founder Larry Page, recently tested its Kitty Hawk flyer. The Kitty Hawk Flyer is an ultralight electric aircraft that is currently FAA approved, and has been categorized as an aircraft that does not require a pilot’s license. The aircraft is intended for recreational purposes over open water. The vehicle cannot be flown over land or in urban areas. The aircraft has been designed by several Silicon Valley leaders and entrepreneurs. Its chief executive is Sebastian Thrun, who founded Google’s X Lab. Thrun also brought on Cameron Robertson and Todd Reichert, aerospace engineers originally... Read more...