Daimler and Geely back Volocopter to help launch its flying taxi service

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Volocopter Flying taxis are one step closer to becoming a reality. Volocopter announced in 2018 that it hopes to have autonomous air taxis in the sky within five years, and one step on the path to achieving that is securing that all-important investment money. In its latest round of funding, […]

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Volocopter proves its air taxi can work with air traffic control

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Volocopter In order for air taxis and delivery drones to succeed, they’ll have to play nicely with air traffic control systems. Yesterday, a Volocopter air taxi proved it’s ready to do just that. The Volocopter 2X performed a series of tests at the Helsinki international airport, where it demonstrated its […]

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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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