Flying cars coming to Nashua Airport


NASHUA ‘ Once only a futuristic fantasy on the classic cartoon, The Jetsons, flying cars are a present-day reality on their ‘ It is a two-seat roadable light sport aircraft,

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Woburn, Massachusetts-based Terrafugia plans to lease space at the airport to test what company officials call the world’s first practical flying car. Five award-winning Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduates founded the firm in 2006.

“Their plan is to be here in September, and I’m sure as soon as they get here and get settled in, they will start testing immediately,” airport Manager Chris Lynch said.

H’kan Apell, director of Business Development and Marketing for the company, said Terrafugia was looking for the right spot to grow their business and wanted to have a partnership with an airport that was close to its headquarters. After reviewing other airports in the area, they selected the Nashua Airport to proceed with this partnership and bring the Transition to the Gate City for testing.

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