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airplanesBoeing Flew an Electric VTOL Passenger Drone Which Would Become Personal Flying Machines

Boeing successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company’s urban air mobility efforts, used Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design and develop the electric …

airplaneLearn to fly Larry Pages seaplane flying car in under an hour

The Kitty Hawk Flyer is the first personal flying vehicle. The Flyer is 100% electric and the first step to making flying a part of everyday life. The 250-pound Flyer can fly up to 20 mph and flies between three …

armyUS Army will work with Uber on co-rotating propellers for flying cars

The Army is joining forces with Uber to build out technology that could help get the next generation of military helicopters and a proposed fleet of flying taxis off the ground. The rideshare company and Army Research Lab announced Tuesday …

dronesUS will accelerate drone taxi approvals but trails Dubai, China and New Zealand

U.S. Department of Transportation said it would use the same process to consider approval of drone taxis that would carry passengers and cargo for hire as it does for approving traditional commercial air carriers. Under U.S. law, the agency must …

dronesGoogle’s Larry Page is getting a two person plane drone hybrid approved as an air taxi

Kitty Hawk is a flying car funded by Google co-founder Larry Page and it will begin the regulatory approval process required for launching its autonomous passenger-drone system in New Zealand. The firm’s two-person craft, called Cora, is a 12-rotor plane-drone …

commercializationIf you dare – personal Green Goblin like flight up to 90 mph, a mile high for ten minutes

Zapata’s Flyboard Air EX™ is the next generation of advanced individual mobility. An embedded stability program uses vectored thrust from six small turbine engines to create an intuitive, responsive, and imminently stable flying platform. Engineered for safety, the Flyboard Air …

commercializationBell Helicopter shows off a mockup of its 4 seat flying electric taxi

Bell Helicopter revealed the cabin of a 4-seater autonomous flying electric taxi at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2018). It did not have the wings and propellers. A full-sized version has been built and is already in test flights. There …

commercializationDelorean Flying Cars by 2022

Flying cars using the Delorean name are in development. They have built two operational scale models. DeLorean expects a full prototype will be ready for a test flight by the end of 2018. While there are other contenders attempting to …

flying carLilium raises $90 Million for flying electric taxi that is targeting commercial operation in 2025

Lilium raised $90 million (Tencent led the round) which will be used for the development of the five-seat Lilium Jet that will fly commercially. Lilium will grow their current team of more than 70. In April they achieved a world …

flying carPractical flying air taxi using current tech and twice as safe as driving

SureFly is a personal helicopter/VTOL aircraft designed for safe and easy flight. With eight independent motors each driving a single carbon fiber propeller, a backup battery power system, and a ballistic parachute to safely land in the event of emergency, …