Sausalito native behind Jetsons-style...

Sausalito native behind Jetsons-style flying car

There are 10 comments on the Marin Independent Journal story from Aug 12, 2010, titled Sausalito native behind Jetsons-style flying car. In it, Marin Independent Journal reports that:

Listing some of the most influential people in his life, aviation executive Carl Dietrich laughs as George Jetson is mentioned.

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asd

Ross, CA

#1 Aug 12, 2010
but what about the lasers
hummm

AOL

#2 Aug 12, 2010
I hope it requires owners to have a pilot license. I don't want these things falling out of the sky. Worse yet drunk flying. I worry about the kind of people flying them. Us on the ground beware!!!!!
Koalabear2525

Vacaville, CA

#3 Aug 12, 2010
where do you land the darn thing at, after you are in the air ? and where do you take off at ?
Polarbear 00U812

Mill Valley, CA

#4 Aug 12, 2010
Koalabear2525 wrote:
where do you land the darn thing at, after you are in the air ? and where do you take off at ?
That's my brother.. not the brightest bulb in the pack..

How about an AIRPORT!!
George

San Rafael, CA

#5 Aug 13, 2010
A bunch of B.S. Billionaire's toys that won't affect anyone except for the noise we'll have to listen to.
contractor

Mill Valley, CA

#6 Aug 13, 2010
Is this guy going to design rail cars for SMART? I imagine there are tens of thousands of commuters lining up to buy one of these 250,000.00 toys. Way to go in the struggling economy.
Chai Wallah

Berkeley, CA

#7 Aug 13, 2010
Yeah! More stuff for the affluent.
SA Local

Pagosa Springs, CO

#8 Aug 13, 2010
It's an Airplane...It's a Car! Wait, it's BOTH!

Well, since it's going to fly like an airplane, needs an airport to take off and land and does not fold up into a briefcase, this is not the killer app I've been waiting for.

But, I'm sure John Travolta will buy one of the first ones if he ever makes it into production. I've been around afew years, these ideas come and they go..
Go Giants

Corte Madera, CA

#9 Aug 13, 2010
ah man just make it land in the water and turn into a boat.. then you'll have the tri- sea land air
Captain Gort

Berkeley, CA

#10 Aug 13, 2010
My bet: It will be a brilliant technical achievement...but a financial flop

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