Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Volocopter Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their hand luggage. It’s capable of an estimated range of 35 […]

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Air taxi could fly you (and your friends) from NYC to Boston in an hour on a single charge

Mashable Maria Dermentzi 10 minutes ago Lilium, a German air taxi company, unveiled its five-seater, all-electric passenger jet for the first time. The jet successfully completed its maiden test flight, demonstrating its ability to take off and land vertically. The aircraft is powered by 36 all-electric engines and Lilium claims that it can travel up […]

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Boeing’s self-flying taxi completes its first flight

Engadget RSS Feed Boeing Multiple companies have outlined plans for flying taxis, but Boeing just took an important step toward making them a practical reality. The aircraft maker has completed the first test flight of its autonomous electric VTOL aircraft, verifying that the machine can take off, hover and land. It’s a modest start, to […]

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