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12 awesome flying cars and taxis currently in development

February 1st, 2019 at 2:10 am » Comments Off

These flying cars want to take your commute to new heights We were promised that the future would bring flying cars, right? We were. And the good news is that tech entrepreneurs around the world are finally getting started on creating what are commonly known as VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing, pronounced vee-toll) vehicles designed […]

Japan is getting serious about flying cars

January 31st, 2019 at 1:42 pm » Comments Off

  The country’s once-envied government skunk works has set its sights on speeding up the arrival of aerial taxis and trucks. Japan often appears stuck in yesterday’s vision of tomorrow. Flip phones are common enough that they’re cited as the exemplar of a phenomenon called Galapagos Syndrome, referring to the country’s tendency to stick with […]

Boeing’s flying car has taken off

January 31st, 2019 at 1:04 pm » Comments Off

Boeing’s Driverless Flying Taxi Completes Test Flight. A Boeing Co. flying car designed to whisk passengers over congested city streets and dodge skyscrapers completed its first test flight on Tuesday, offering a peek into the future of urban transportation the aerospace giant and others are seeking to shape. A prototype of its autonomous passenger air […]

Airlander 10: prototype of world’s longest aircraft retired

January 29th, 2019 at 12:10 pm » Comments Off

The Airlander 10 in flight at Cardington airfield in Bedfordshire in 2016. UK firm behind plane-airship hybrid says it will ‘rethink the skies’ to build new model. A prototype of the world’s longest aircraft, the Airlander 10, will not be rebuilt but engineers are set to “rethink the skies” with a production-ready model. Hybrid Air […]

Flying cars could take off as soon as 2023

January 16th, 2019 at 12:16 pm » Comments Off

The Bell Nexus hybrid electric air taxi concept is on display at the Bell booth at CES International From a one-person flying car to a luxurious five seater, companies are racing to launch the first flying car. LAS VEGAS — While CES attendees are still quite a few years away from being able to hop […]

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