Red Flayer writes: CNN reports that Urban Aeronautics (homepage) is coming along in the development of a flying car usable in urban environments. This small VTOL craft with encased rotors holds promise for urban search and rescue, utility work, and, of course, executive transport0. Mainstream adoption? Not likely, according to this 2003 article — and that is without consideration of the estimated US$ 1.5 million price tag.
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