Entrepreneur Jerome Dauffy wanted to build a flying machine that could travel around the world in 80 days. He might not be there just yet, but he designed a flying car he calls Pegasus that resembles a dune buggy crossed with a paraglider.
On Wednesday, pilot Bruno Vezzoli took off from Calais, France, and flew it to Dover, England, across the English Channel. The 36-mile flight came off without a hitch! Read more about the stunt here. -via Nag on the Lake