Retro Tech: Flying Cars

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No matter what year, the idea of flying vehicles helps cement our sense of when the future begins. I’m taking a look at everything flying - from cars to skateboards - and seeing where the tech currently stands. I also look at some classic old toys with comedian Michael Ian Black.

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Marques Brownlee
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    So instead of Back to the Future 2, we can be Green Goblin from Spiderman instead; got it.

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    we have gliders

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  • Martin Rogers

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    Retro Tech is a great concept for content. Do a minidisk one?

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    Matthias Öller

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    Great knowledge

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  • Estevez Halivud

    Estevez Halivud

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    that last flying board would be helpful for firefighters, and many others, like at an accident on the crowded highway, or city. Where helicopter would be unapplicable.

  • Yash Kawdiya

    Yash Kawdiya

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    Hey Marques, How about make a video on Microsoft's HOLO Lens, I find it DOPE !

  • Gerardo Aguero

    Gerardo Aguero

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    I think that to create flying cars and skateboards you need a new technology that we still do not know, such as anti-gravity materials. As for propulsion, gas or fuel take up a lot of space and are expensive. NASA will surely discover these technologies one day and apply them to everyday life like many other inventions.

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  • retrovideogamejunkie


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    I appreciate when people say "this thing happens in the united states'" and " America" ...
    I know you hate me saying america is a continent n not a country, but this thing is literally thing which happens only in USA.
    It is like saying Asia for just Japan.

  • EYO ThirdEH

    EYO ThirdEH

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    but of course the cons of having flying cars is can't skrrt skrrt drift drift if you know what im saying

  • 2011Kestrel


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    Take a good look at everyone driving, or failing to do so. Now put them hundreds, maybe thousands of feet in the air. These things would have to be 100% automated, and even then the chance of catastrophic failure, the horrible inefficiency, the probable threat to wildlife (I’ve hit birds with my ground-loving truck), would make flying cars such a bad thing.
    While I’m all for flying emergency response vehicles, I NEVER want to see flying cars.

  • Nirav Parmar

    Nirav Parmar

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    Lummo is the star of this show

  • Sam Bowen

    Sam Bowen

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    That hoverboard drone at the end was pretty fun looking! I was a little disappointed that the Mollar M400 Skycar wasn't in this episode. They were pretty close for a while but seemed that insurance and regulatory concerns were an issue. Or at least I think that's what the company was saying anyway.

  • OcelotMx5


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    How did I know it was a segway.

  • DEEZ


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    Search up cityHawk they r making a flying car I think

  • Western Ohio Interurban History

    Western Ohio Interurban History

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    yeah flying cars are just airplanes

  • Drew Robinson

    Drew Robinson

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    I feel like they could have shown so much more future tech that actually flies! What about the jet packs? What about actual futuristic personal sized helicopters or planes?! I feel like half this episode was on the hoverboard and segways.

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  • Marcus Coelho

    Marcus Coelho

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    Essa m e só em inglês? F...

  • ཀཱ


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    we already have flying cars it's called a cessna

  • monstermister


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    Interesting, but this episode should have been labeled "Retro Tech: hover boards". There was no coverage of the companies that are poised to bring drone-like flying cars to market, what that experience will be like, is it a trend that will continue to evolve, and in what ways.

  • Antony John Berchmens

    Antony John Berchmens

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    It's awesome

  • DarthTensor


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    This proves why dogefather Elon is not working on flying cars

  • Science Only

    Science Only

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    OMG, can we do away with propellers? I mean the whole point of a flying car is one without wings or propellers. Like the stuff we see in Star Trek or Back to the Future. I really believe that electrostatic levitation and propulsion will be the kind of levitation we're all looking for.
    Instead of building propeller lifting vehicles, focus all efforts on making a superconductor higher than room temperature and a better battery or energy device, like Mr. Fusion.
    The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) will, if things go according to plan, move one step closer to becoming the world’s first functioning nuclear fusion reactor this summer when scientists conduct its inaugural test runs.
    Then when the technology is better understood, we'll have smaller ones that can run our flying cars.
    Superconductors, fusion, force Fields, gravity generators, and energy weapons. Then we can start mining asteroids and colonizing planets.
    All's we'll have to worry about is drunk drivers and terrorists unless flying is automated. I believe all driving and flying needs to be automated to prevent accidents. Drunks, terrorists, old people, distracted driving, and falling asleep at the wheel could all be avoided with automated driving.

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  • Michael Fox

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    I've heard Elon Musk is trying to create a flying tesla

  • Rebel 00

    Rebel 00

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    Marques i am avid subscriber to your channel you are brilliant.. from one broda to another,  
    1.why dont we have flying cars and all other technology that we were promised.. its a simple answer, That technology was already made and the people who made it look like you.. Know is a racial issue yes, is it an economics issue yes, is it an issue where people will get to see what is really going on over and under their noses yes.. 
    2.Its all of the above its not a conspiracy theory its not even my opinion its a fact.. The pyramids in Giza and other pyramids built through out the world have that the quote unquote genius of MIT and other institution have they explained it NO.
    3.If you want flying cars you have to work with nature, and the earth magnetic grids... But Marques, and their is always a butt, that will mean that we have free flowing energy coming from the earth.. 
    4.Marques you and everyone else has energy emitting from that why body language can be interpreted without someone asking you what is wrong..
    5. Its all about energy and who controls it its simple as that.. simplicity is the key of everliving..

    6. You Marques Brownlee are the technology... and yes I went their aren't you looking for the future...

  • Lord Ludicrous

    Lord Ludicrous

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    Flying car: 1.6 megawatts
    U.S Naval Destroyer: Am I a joke to you

  • King David

    King David

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    If you can imagine it there’s a way

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    turn games

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    this is badless

  • Christopher Finn

    Christopher Finn

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    This could have been way more comprehensive. It was really great but I've seen a bunch of little personal flying drone things that you can sit inside of and they didn't bring that up at all. That's way closer to a flying car than the very last thing which I think was called a hoverboard. That was basically just a drone that you stand on but it's a far cry from a flying car. I've seen a bunch of those flying cars at like CES and if it wasn't for the safety concerns I think we would all have them and even may have them soon.

  • Christopher Finn

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    Worst thing about Loomo is that awful wimpy ass voice. Sounds like Bronson Pinchot in Beverly Hills Cop.

  • szewei1985


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    Haha this is dam fun

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    okay green goblin can become a reality now

  • jesse morse

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    I was so exited when I heard there was going to be a hover board then it had wheels on it

  • Neil McCue

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    I don’t trust anything with propellers as IMO it’s just a slice and dice waiting to happen.

  • Krisyan Nuruha

    Krisyan Nuruha

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    Our bottleneck right now is energy. Our technology is developed really fast but our energy efficiency is not. We have technology for flying car, but our energy solution can't support it more than just few minutes and make it not usable for anything than have fun

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    18:!5 a deadly world 🤕, you need to win for your enclave or it will be vaporized!!!

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  • Khenti Khan

    Khenti Khan

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    I'd preferred a show more scientifically focused on the tech that could actually get us there. For instance a high temperature super conductor could lift in conditions we could efficiently create in a vacuum.

    • Khenti Khan

      Khenti Khan

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      Essentially a flying car, floating ice cream stand or whatever. But I get it. It's for the not so informed.

  • User unknowns RB

    User unknowns RB

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    The hoverboard at the end reminds me of the green goblins snowboard in spider man 1😂

  • heretic124


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    I really hate the production here. This is not MKBHD series. This is series with MKBHD. The music is annoying. Who the fuck are the guests and why aren't there any engineers? Comedian?! Why would I listen to "expert opinion" on flying cars from comedian? Why is this show made like a TV pseudo-documentary? This is Youtube! I came here to escape from dumb TV shows! Why are you making more of them?!

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  • Nog Nacho

    Nog Nacho

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    So if these become real, will people have to fly at a lower level than an airplane or like, would everyone have to learn air traffic signals and shit?

  • Siddhartha Shankar Dey

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    Glassmorphism Intro please

  • Random GBL SFS

    Random GBL SFS

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    Title : Flying cars
    Video : Hover board

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    12:45 - Well put my man.

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    Love it when you do awesome art like this instead of woke stuff.

  • michael ellams

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    Man I hope we never have flying cars in my lifetime there are enough bad drivers on land imagine how bad they would be in the air.

  • Saheel Mhatre

    Saheel Mhatre

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    what if we fit roads and boards with opposite set of magnets like those hyperloop trains but on a smaller scale.

  • Omar Correa

    Omar Correa

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    I think the title of this video should have been Retro Tech: Hover Boards

  • UnderTwoMinutes


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    So let me get this straight, we just watched a 20-minute video just to say that helicopters exist?

  • Jerardo Gonzalez

    Jerardo Gonzalez

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    Flying cars are the easiest thing to make in principle utilizing simple magnetism with two magnetic fields in a certain configuration I call a magneto-dielectric repulsine drive. I will not go into the engineering details but will say this technology is so pathetically easy, and it's not a shame that it hasn't been invented, because it has, but that no one else has come up with it since then.

  • David Stewart

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    Well I want to fly and I have faith we will soon overcome the problems standing in the way. I have seen several models that expect to actually go into production this year. I think the biggest issue is there are some who remain stuck on the 'fly" part of the equation, that is they want what is essentially a plane with some limited ability to drive versus a car that also fly's. I want the Bladerunner experience or even 6th Element version and I bet most other folks do as well.

  • Sherwin Sombrea

    Sherwin Sombrea

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    Why is this youtuber ***in****124 is hacking your channel?

  • Jim Green

    Jim Green

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    It seems like Star Wars had the best idea (though bordering on impossible)--that being anti-gravity units, like what "made" Cloud City float in the upper atmosphere of Bespin.

  • Joseph Stokes

    Joseph Stokes

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    Weak! Best of luck!

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  • ZeZZeX -

    ZeZZeX -

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    At the end you said that we want to be able to fly like a bird, but you didn't mention fpv drones. It's the closest thing we have to felling like we are really flying.

  • X_mano1995


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    Hoverboard would be a better title than Flying cars.

  • ollyshuteye1982


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    It's hard to replace transport as efficient as a bicycle. EV's are sort of a compromise between capitalism and environmentalism but solar powered cars would've been better.

  • Durahl


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    @13:47 Imagine an angry Karen coming at you like this, because you felt a disturbance in the force, and when she's finally arrived, she demands for you to get down to her level because she doesn't want to stand up to properly discuss the meaningless reason, she's angry about 😑

  • Weiner Smasher450

    Weiner Smasher450

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    I came to see flying cars. Not dudes using hoverboards and segway. Another clickbait i guess? *Dispicable* for such a large channel

  • Nick Sandman

    Nick Sandman

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    As an airplane pilot: pls no flying cars ever

    • Jerardo Gonzalez

      Jerardo Gonzalez

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      @Nick Sandman Magnetism. Nice try

    • Nick Sandman

      Nick Sandman

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      @Jerardo Gonzalez rotors are rotating wings, nice try.

    • Jerardo Gonzalez

      Jerardo Gonzalez

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      Flying cars wouldn't use wings.

  • Dallas PCC

    Dallas PCC

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    Come on Retro-Tech!
    Everyone knows all you need to do is bend space & time around any vehicle & voila -
    You have a flying car. /rollseyes

  • Varun Gupta

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    2:42 imagine doing this and just saying pickup lines

  • Jan pet

    Jan pet

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    What about Pal-V?

  • Anurag Mehlla

    Anurag Mehlla

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    Should've covered the jet suit.

  • Ashutosh


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    The hacksmith also made hoverboard

  • Heinrich OwO

    Heinrich OwO

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    15:28 Cyberpunk NPCs in a nut shell



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    14 million subs! That’s absurd! Congrats!

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    yeee yeee!!!!!!

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    markass brownie

  • Luigi


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    Onewheels are close to a "real" Hoverboard, send it fam!

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    i want your autograph so bad

  • Tonie Chase

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    this series is absolutely amazing!

  • Issac Galindo

    Issac Galindo

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    Excellent show!

  • R Google

    R Google

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    What is the point of a device you're supposed to use to travel ... to travel behind you? The fact that it can barely keep track of you in an empty room isn't good either. Can only imagine how bad it would do in a crowd.

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    POV: you clicked on the youtube banner.

  • Richie Vaillant

    Richie Vaillant

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    Loomo sounds like it's voiced by the ghost of Joan Rivers

  • bob


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    Ayo that car in the thumbnail looks like its from gta 5

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    You all are just 'dying' to get chipped. I will warn you not to do it. Our Lord Jesus does not want you to do anything like getting a chip implant. There are deeper issues at hand here. You'd better wake up before you make the worst decision of your life and the last one.

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    You are a cool ass dude. Your energy is so magnetic 🧲
    I feel so comfy and secure listening to you.
    New subby!

  • Chet Perry

    Chet Perry

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    Can’t believe there was no mention of my favorite childhood movie “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”😊

  • Aung Ko

    Aung Ko

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    Flying cars are not efficient and dangerous. There is plane and there is cars. They have different purpose. Hybrid between them is very unlikely. I think there won't be one in the near future. Whats wrong with cars are there is a friction between touched areas which are wheels and roads. This make cars less efficient and less stable. The solution to this is hovering. So, whats more likely in near future is hovering cars.

  • Ozzy Explains

    Ozzy Explains

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    Okay, but why is Marques so cool? This was awesome! 😭❤️🙌🏽🏆

  • Kaycie Straub

    Kaycie Straub

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    Hacksmith Industries made the hover board from back to the future

  • James Hamaker

    James Hamaker

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    I subscribed, to the channel because I'm super curious, what his take on older technology would be.

  • Chris Peck

    Chris Peck

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    They say virus sanctions will have people so poor they will be fed bugs so I doubt flying cars are in the economic collapse budgets