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Do you think that in the future there will be flying cars?

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Voted yes. But not in my lifetime!

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Maybe some sort of personal flying device of some kind, but not literally cars as we know them that can fly, like in Harry Potter

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Flying cars are a long ways off, for various reasons - not least that so many people are incompetent at driving in 2 dimensions much less flying in 3. Automated flying vehicles maybe.

If flying cars were to become common, it would pretty much eliminate the need for so many roads. That would be one positive side effect. But I don't see it in my future,

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Stranger - Har!

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Not near future but further future magnetic field waves streets in air, only transportation cars or convoys, no need fuel, only automation courses, speed limited and time limitation for stops. For business purposes on time destination express cars non stops. The rest underground streets or tunnels. On ground allowed only by walkers.

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In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

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According to 1982's Blade Runner, we"ll have flying cars by next year, and according to 1968's 2001: A Space Odyssey we were supposed to have a gigantic revolving space station staffed by and with visitors from the U.S., Europe and Russia 17 years ago.

How dare those documentaries be wrong.

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According to 1982's Blade Runner, we"ll have flying cars by next year, and according to 1968's 2001: A Space Odyssey we were supposed to have a gigantic revolving space station staffed by and with visitors from the U.S., Europe and Russia 17 years ago.

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Probably not, but may develop as some expensive novelty like those moronic glasses where you record everything while walking.

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It's not going to get any better if you take bad drivers and make them equally bad pilots.

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By far the biggest market is the mass market so they will have to be available to the "every man" to be financially viable. Yes they will be automated but with the ability for manual emergency control.

Just doing taxi's would be too expensive for the users and not enough vehicles to make much money for the makers.

More jobs being taken by technology that means less people with income to spend on taxi's.

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The question only says 'the future'. It doesn't say how far into the future. Of course there will be eventually.

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But I doubt I'll be able to afford one outright. Maybe ride sharing apps for autonomous cars?

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maybe quadcopter-type car hybrids could exist?

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We can't even get driverless cars right, what makes anyone think flying cars are a possibility??

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Well whatever, but the German-made ones won't need indicators.

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Yes. But not for the everyday Joe. At least not for many many years yet.

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Yes but not like the Jetsons. No way will you be able to just fly yourself. Think more flying taxi, to start with in major cities and with a qualified pilot and strict air control, evolving in to completely AI controlled multi level “highway” in the air.

Google the numerous small multi engined electric craft being developed by small and large companies. Airbus to start ups.

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KabukiloverToday  08:43 am JST

Think of running out of gas or vapor lock midair.

Think of all the stupid, idiotic things you see other drivers doing. Now imagine them doing that above your house.

The only way we'll ever get flying cars except for as toys for the ultra-rich is for AI pilots to be reliable, certified, safe, and routine.

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Think of running out of gas or vapor lock midair.

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