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Flying car takes to the skies

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The world's first road-legal, bio-fuelled, flying car is about to embark on its maiden voyage.

Former British army officer Neil Laughton plans to journey from London to Timbuktu in the Skycar.

He described it as a type of dune-buggy that has been turned it into an aircraft with a parachute and propeller fan.

Video courtesy of Mentorn Media and Height Hazard

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