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Spinner may be the generic term for that imaginary flying cars utilized in the show Blade Runner. A Spinner could be driven like a ground-based vehicle, remove vertically, hover, and cruise using jet propulsion similar to the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft presently being used today. They are utilised extensively through the police to patrol and survey the populace, which is obvious that despite limitations wealthy people can buy spinner licenses. The automobile was created and created by Syd Mead and it has been “replicated” in subsequent films like the Fifth Element and also the The Exorcist prequel trilogy. These films possess the popular vision of flying cars, and individuals use spinners like traditional cars in Blade Runner, the flying cars replacement for helicopters and incredibly light jets.

Designer Mead has described the spinner being an aerodyne – an automobile which directs air downward to produce lift, though press kits for that film mentioned the spinner was propelled by three engines: “conventional car, jet and anti-gravity”.

A Spinner is presently on permanent exhibit in the Sci-fi Museum and Hall of Fame in San antonio, WA. Infinite Worlds of Sci-fi