Toyota patent app highlights flying car dreams

Toyota has filed a patent app for something that is weird, but cool. It’s not often that I can say Toyota has done something cool. The patent app highlights a design for a flying car that looks like the love child of a Prius and the Red Barron’s Fokker DR.1 Triplane. That aircraft is perhaps the best-known layered wing aircraft ever built.

The Toyota patent app shows line art that has four wings stacked on the roof of the car with a tail control surface on the rear. From what we can tell in the line art, the wings would be fitted to some sort of pole on the roof of the car.

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