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Published on: 2017-04-21 03:15:26
We’re still waiting for flying cars, but maybe flying taxis will arrive first. Lifting off from an airfield in Germany, Lilium Aviation’s Jet Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), zero-emission, electric Eagle prototype has completed its maiden flight. Being controlled from the ground, the unmanned two-seater was subjected to a series of tests, including a mid-air transition from hovering to horizontal flight. The company is aiming for a manned flight in 2019 and is setting its sights on a five-seater for on-demand air taxi and ridesharing services. .. Continue Reading Lilium plans five-seater air taxi after successful unmanned flight Category: Aircraft Tags: Aircraft Flying Cars Lilium VTOL Related Articles: Krossblade’s SkyCruiser merges airplane, quadcopter and car Dezso Molnar interview Part 4: My two current flying car projects Jetpack pioneer David Mayman’s new electric VTOL flying car project Virgin Australia’s new business class cabins are terrific over the Pacific Elevate: Uber plans to add 170-mph VTOL flying taxis to its on-demand transport mix Lilium electric jet: VTOL air travel for the masses?
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