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Humanity is set to enter a new [are / era] of transport as a flying car could go [on / in] sale next year. The BlackFly airborne vehicle was unveiled by maker Opener in California on Thursday. It is the brainchild [for / of] Google co-founder Larry Page. BlackFly's designers say it can travel for [along / up] to 40km at a speed of 100kph. It will [eventual / eventually] cost the same as a typical sports-utility car. The vehicle has been [testing / tested] in Canada, which has [authorized / authority] its use. Even though it will take to the skies, drivers (or pilots) will not need a pilot's license [for / to] get behind the controls. However, BlackFly operators will have to successfully [compete / complete] a pilot's written examination and receive training in how to use the [vehicular / vehicle] .

Critics say the term "car" is [somewhat / what] of a misnomer as it has no wheels and cannot be driven on roads. A more [accuracy / accurate] description would be a person-carrying drone. The vehicle can only carry one person and is [powerful / powered] by eight propellers - four at the front of the car and four at the [backing / back] . Company CEO Marcus Leng said: "Opener is re-energizing the [artistic / art] of flight with a safe and affordable flying vehicle that can [free / freely] its operators from the everyday restrictions of ground transportation." A [former / firmer] vice-president of knowledge at Google said the [age / aged] of personal flight could be arriving with BlackFly. He said: "I've noticed [on / in] my career that things go from impossible to inevitable in a very short period [off / of] time."

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