Flying Car Startups Unveil Air Mobility Vehicles As Uber Plans Flying Taxi Service In 2023 Written 20 June 2019

20 June 2019
USA Today  reports that as Uber “forges ahead with plans for a flying taxi service in 2023, other startups are [also] unveiling futuristic air mobility vehicles.” Massachusetts-based Alaka’i Technologies “showed an electric human-carrying drone last month that it claims can carry five passengers,” and American-Israeli startup Next Future Transportation “hopes its new folding-wing vehicle will halve travel times by both driving on the street and flying through the air during commutes.” Alaka’i “claims that its hovering transporter,” known as Skai, “has about 400 miles of range (or four hours of run time) with a carrying capacity of 1,000 pounds.” Skai will be equipped with “six rotors powered by three hydrogen fuel cells, the company sa[id].” (Image Credit: NASA/Lillian Gipson)
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