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Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« on: May 04, 2013, 06:15:24 AM »
We've had quite a few puzzles of cars that were supposed to fly and/or hover. This photo thread eschews those flights of fancy. Instead, this thread is for photos of cars that realy did become airborne. The only rules here:

  • Photos must be from before 1980, before hotdog stunts became commonplace in moves, TV and the internet.
  • All 4 wheels must be off the ground

Enjoy, and please, share some of your own!

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2013, 02:55:16 PM »
A famous German advertisement for reaching your mutual building society in time in order to receive this year's financial grant. There was a similar picture with a Goliath GD 750 (http://www.autopuzzles.com/forum/index.php?topic=15651.msg151877#msg151877):

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2013, 03:49:16 PM »
Oh yes, the famous ad campaign with various designs. Unfortunately I can´t find one in good resolution on my HD.

But many others... ;D

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2013, 03:50:47 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2013, 03:52:06 PM »
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« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2013, 03:53:04 PM »
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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2013, 03:30:22 AM »
Careful - some of those have one or more wheels still on the ground... ;)
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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2013, 11:37:47 AM »
O.K. :D

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2013, 01:03:20 PM »
 ;D
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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #9 on: May 09, 2013, 01:21:19 PM »
Nice ... great thread, Otto!

Saw an old ad campaign the other day that, iirc, had 2 of the same model ... 1 firmly on the ground, the other suspended in air.  But, sadly, that's all I remember about it.  NOT sleeping has its disadvantages.....



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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2013, 10:35:27 AM »
I know these are small wheels, but they're all four in the air!
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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2013, 10:53:04 AM »
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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2013, 01:49:00 AM »
"She's a beauty!" - Australian Prime Minister describes the first 48-215 Holden to come off the production line in November 1948

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« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2013, 05:04:15 PM »
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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2013, 05:39:48 AM »
Another one:

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #15 on: August 08, 2013, 08:54:13 AM »
"She's a beauty!" - Australian Prime Minister describes the first 48-215 Holden to come off the production line in November 1948

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #16 on: October 31, 2013, 12:42:01 PM »
This one can be posted here, but it would also have its place in the Red light topic.
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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2014, 02:13:00 PM »
No trick:

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #18 on: March 04, 2015, 12:22:17 PM »
This photo is real:

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #19 on: September 26, 2016, 02:46:40 PM »
You can also have tons of fun with a tiny Coupé:

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #20 on: November 22, 2016, 02:38:51 PM »
A very early photography of a flying car:

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #21 on: November 23, 2016, 05:45:18 AM »
Zoom!
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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #22 on: October 14, 2017, 11:57:13 AM »
I love this one...

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Re: Cars that Really Fly - Your Contributions are Welcome
« Reply #23 on: October 14, 2017, 12:16:14 PM »
From Bullitt, the movie

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« Reply #24 on: October 14, 2017, 01:12:32 PM »
THE classic :)