1954 Taylor Aerocar
Franz (Von Fliegenhozen in plane mode) is a minor character from the film Planes.
Franz is a German Aerocar, and a huge fan of Dusty Crophopper. He is also a friend of Dusty and El Chupacabra, and hangs out with the racing competitors during the Wings Around The Globe competition. He seems to change personality and voice pitch when turning into a plane, where is his voice gets lower and he appears to have more strength.
Franz is painted light green, with tan lining.
Franz has an alter ego when he is in plane mode than in car mode.
- His design appears to be based on the 1954 Taylor Aerocar.
- Oliver Kalkofe also voiced Franz in the German version of Planes.