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25 Futuristic Airplane Designs

From Compact Personal Planes to Dolphin-Inspired Airplanes

— July 6, 2013 — Autos
The fact that planes are able to transport people from one destination to another through the sky is simply a mind-blowing concept, and these futuristic airplane designs are taking these sky high vehicles to a whole other level.

While planes are ordinary very large to accomodate the numerous amount of passengers flying in and out, these futuristic designs are changing up the way planes are normally structured, featuring much more luxurious and compact features. Showcasing such aspects as sleek exteriors, eco-friendly concepts and extravagant interior finishes, these futuristic airplane designs will certainly revolutionize the way people get around.

From jet boat seaplanes to virtual fantasy aircrafts, these futuristic airplanes will certainly make the flying experience something to remember.
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Automatic Flying Automobiles
Automatic Flying Automobiles
Terrafugia TF-X is an Innovative Airborne Vehicle That Goes 200mph
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3-D Printed Airplanes
3-D Printed Airplanes
Airbus A380 Uses Perfectly Printed Parts Throughout the Building Process
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Aerial Automobile Concepts
Aerial Automobile Concepts
The Carplane Makes Traffic a Thing of the Past
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Foldable Aircraft Awards
Foldable Aircraft Awards
The ICON Aircraft A5 Receives 2010 Red Dot Award for Design
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Levitating Public Vehicles
Levitating Public Vehicles
The Prototype Aero Train is Like a Real-Life Landspeeder
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Eco-Friendly Personal Flyers
Eco-Friendly Personal Flyers
The Volta Volare GT4 E-Plane Provides Battery-Powered Fights
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Classless Plane Concepts (UPDATE)
Classless Plane Concepts (UPDATE)
The Airbus Concept Plane is A Portal Into a High-Tech Oasis
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Eco-Stunt Planes
Eco-Stunt Planes
EADS Unveils Cri-Cri Four-Engine All-Electric Acrobatic Aircraft
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Fuel-Efficient Airplanes
Fuel-Efficient Airplanes
The Synergy Aircraft Reduces Gas Use and Flies Just as Fast
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Unmanned Spy Planes
Unmanned Spy Planes
The Boeing Phantom Ray Looks Like a Futuristic Star-Fighter
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Car-Inspired Personal Aircraft
Car-Inspired Personal Aircraft
The Hawker Beechcraft Teams Up with Matthew Palmer
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Electric Commuter Jets
Electric Commuter Jets
The EADS VoltAir Plane is Completely Powered by Batteries
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Battery-Powered Airplanes
Battery-Powered Airplanes
The ElectraFlyer-C Delivers a Quiet Eco-Friendly Sky Ride
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Mini Electroplanes
Mini Electroplanes
The EQP2 Excursion Offers a Glimpse into the Future of Aviation
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Four-Seater Electric Airplanes
Four-Seater Electric Airplanes
The Panthera by Pipstrel is Eco-Friendly and Sleek
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Wind-Powered Speedsters
Wind-Powered Speedsters
The Greenbird Breaks the Land Speed Record at 126.1 MPH
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Super Sleek Executive Jets
Super Sleek Executive Jets
The Dassault Falcon S Was Inspired by the Speedy Streamlined Fighter
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Virtual Fantasy Aircrafts
Virtual Fantasy Aircrafts
The Airbus Concept Plane is Fantastically Modern
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Aquatic Jet Aircrafts
Aquatic Jet Aircrafts
The SeaSTOL VLJ is a Super-Powered Seaplane
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Planes With Balconies
Planes With Balconies
The Avro Business Jet Explorer One is Luxurious Living at its Finest
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Jet Boat Seaplanes
Jet Boat Seaplanes
The Privateer Prototype is an Amphibious Aircraft
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Dual-Winged Planes
Dual-Winged Planes
The Monster Jumbo by Phil Pauley is a Highly Functional Aircraft
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Compact Personal Planes
Compact Personal Planes
The Air-Elf Anticipates Jetsons-Style Urban Transportation for Two
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Dolphin-Inspired Airplanes
Dolphin-Inspired Airplanes
Victor Uribe's A350h Airliner Takes Off Vertically, Not at an Angle
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