Flying car crosses the English channel
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Almost 50 years after Dick Van Dyke took to the skies in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a French company has successfully managed to make a flying car capable of crossing the English channel. Vaylon - a young startup that was backed by a EUR 700,000 Defence Military grant - has developed Pégase (Pegasus) with military in mind and has had help from French Special Forces developing and testing it. French pilot Bruno Vezzoli was given the daunting task of flying the car from Ambleteuse to Dover, a trip which took about 50 minutes. The vehicle itself is an off-road buggy…
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