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Flying taxis could take to the skies by 2022

Vertical Aerospace enters the flying-taxi market, aiming to transform air travel and offer short-haul intercity flights with a pilot in the next four years......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 14th, 2018

Here’s when DFW"s bullet train, hyperloop, driverless cars and flying taxis are set to take off

If you don’t think of North Texas as being on the cutting edge of transportation, consider this: HIGH-SPEED RAIL The 200 mph Texas Bullet Train between Dallas and Houston is set to be the first project of its type in the nation. The project in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2018

Are flying taxis about to become a reality?

With many prototypes being showcased, could flying taxis be taking off in the next few years?.....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 10th, 2018

This 28-person startup took a big first step towards launching a nationwide flying taxi service by 2022

G F Williams Flying vehicle startup Vertical Aerospace has conducted the first test flight of its electric vertical take off and landing aircraft. The firm hopes to provide inter-city flights to up to two passengers within f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2018

Uber is investing its revenue in everything from scooters and bikes to flying taxis

Ride-hailing company Uber genera.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 16th, 2018

A Newly-Disclosed TSA Surveillance Program Monitors Air Passengers Even If They Have No Known Terrorist Ties

Under the 'Quiet Skies' program, air marshals are supposed to spot suspicious behavior. Do you sweat heavily or use the restroom frequently while flying within the U.S.?.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 30th, 2018

Air Taxis and Self-Driving Aircraft: Aviation Industry Faces Its Future

The Farnborough International Airshow in England this past week highlighted technology of the near future, including autonomous aircraft and urban flying vehicles that don’t need an airport......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 21st, 2018

This could be the Rolls-Royce of flying taxis

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Category: topSource: moneyJul 16th, 2018

Rolls-Royce is the latest to develop a flying taxi

The flying taxis from Airbus and Uber may have some fresh competition, albeit not quite in the way they might have expected. Rolls-Royce has unveiled an EVTOL (Electric Vertical Take Off and Landin.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 15th, 2018

Rolls-Royce plans for take-off in flying taxi market

British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2018

7 wild photos of the SR-71 Blackbird"s afterburners in action

NASA The SR-71 Blackbird spy plane is the fastest and highest-flying production aircraft to ever hit the skies.  Despite the US Air Force officially retiring the Blackbird in 1990 (although NASA would use two o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 14th, 2018

Flying taxis, on-demand helicopters? Airbus thinks they"re more than a "Jetsons" cartoon

Airbus SE is creating a division to oversee f.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 28th, 2018

Airbus steps up push for flying taxis, on-demand helicopters

Airbus SE is creating a division to oversee futuristic transport options such as flying taxis and on-demand helicopters in a sign the European planemaker is going on the offensive against tech providers and startups encroaching in the market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 28th, 2018

Airbus steps up push for flying taxis, on-demand helicopters

Airbus SE is creating a division to oversee futuristic transport options such as flying taxis and on-demand helicopters in a sign the European planemaker is going on the offensive against tech providers and startups encroaching in the market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 28th, 2018

Uber invests millions to build flying taxis in France

Uber wants to build flying taxis in France......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 24th, 2018

Boeing-backed startup lands JetSuite for electric plane"s debut

Boeing Co.-backed startup Zunum Aero plans to deliver its first hybrid-electric plane in 2022 to JetSuite Inc., setting the stage for a new era in regional flying......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 21st, 2018

Uber Teams Up With US Army, NASA To Launch "Flying Taxis"

Authored by Sasha Lekach via Mashable.com, Uber is flying high above its street-level ride-hailing business.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 14th, 2018

Uber planning flying taxis for 2023

Uber Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden talks with CNNMoney's Dylan Byers at the Uber Elevate summit about why he thinks owning a car will be economically irrational in the age of autonomous ride-sharing......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMay 11th, 2018

Uber’s ‘flying taxis’ will be built by these five aerospace companies

It was announced at Uber’s 2018 Elevate Summit.         It was announced at Uber’s 2018 Elevate Summit.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 9th, 2018

Uber says its fleet of flying taxis is just around the corner

Uber Technologies Inc. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi unveiled Uber Air, its vision of a fleet of autonomous, all-electric flying taxis it hopes to have up in the air in two years. The design prototypes are on display at the Uber Elevate Summit in Los Ange.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2018

Uber unveils models of autonomous flying taxis

Uber is releasing new information about Uber Air, an ambitious plan to laun.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2018