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Orlando just unveiled plans for the first US flying taxi airport. Passengers will be able to book the vehicles via an app and zoom over the highway at 186 mph — take a look.

Plans for the first US high-speed flying-taxi network were unveiled Wednesday. The proposed “Lake Nona Vertiport” in Orlando will let passengers skip Florida’s highways and travel in one of German manufacturer Lilium’s 186 mph jets. Passengers will be able to book the electric-powered jets, which are still in development, via […]
Orlando just unveiled plans for the first US flying taxi airport. Passengers will be able to book the vehicles via an app and zoom over the highway at 186 mph — take a look.
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Boeing’s self-flying car has taken its first flight

Boeing says its autonomous flying car has made its first test flight. The electric drone can now take off vertically, hover, and land. The next focus is on horizontal flight. Boeing is far from the only manufacturer working on flying taxis. Others include Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Aston Martin. Boeing’s answer […]
Boeing’s self-flying car has taken its first flight
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Here’s how a Tesla and SpaceX crossover could pave the way for flying taxis

Elon Musk has already sent a Tesla Roadster to orbit on a SpaceX rocket, and Wall Street is looking for more crossovers between the two companies. The billionaire has hinted at flying-car ambitions but has the same concerns as analysts, regulators, and citizens: safety. Morgan Stanley says Tesla’s expertise in […]
Here’s how a Tesla and SpaceX crossover could pave the way for flying taxis
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Here’s how flying cars could actually work

Uber has shaken up the taxi industry and is trying to put driverless cars on our roads. Now the company aims to have flying ride-sharing vehicles in our skies by 2020. Uber is not alone in working towards flying cars. But is this realistic, or just marketing hype? To many […]
Here’s how flying cars could actually work