Illustration for article titled Damn Kids Joyriding Again in their Flying Cars

Once we finally have flying cars, authorities are going to have a bitch of a time keeping people from doing what these two hotshot pilots are planning: scaring the ever-living shit out of a pleasure boater. Granted, these are minijets with funky wings and not flying cars, but it makes you think about what might start happening in the skies once anyone can just flit around.


We've taken a look at Scott Robertson's flying sea-pods before, and these minijets confirm that he's obsessed with cool personal transports, and water. In his original painting for this piece, the planes had pusher propellers mounted on the back, but in subsequent "drafts" he decided to change them to jet engines because people weren't able to tell which way the planes were flying. Robertson opened up a studio with Cloverfield monster designer Neville Page, right after graduating, and their collaboration continues to this day. Maybe they'll spawn a water-born tech-creature hybrid that'll terrorize pedestrians everywhere.


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