Anna Mracek Dietrich: A Plane you can Drive

Anna Mracek Dietrich: A Plane you can Drive
November 8, 2011 ted.com
Anna Mracek Dietrich

Inventor, Anna Mracek Dietrich is one of the creators behind the Transition; the “plane you can drive”. The Terrafugia Transition is a two-seat, single-engine airplane that functions like any other small airplane. Only, once on the ground, users can fold up the wings and drive it home. In this TED-Talk, Dietrich provides insight into the thinking and strategy behind this unique invention and speaks of how everything changed when they realized that while many had tried to build a car that could fly, none had tried to build a plane that could drive…

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