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Toyota Goes in Flying Taxi Mode
Toyota Goes in Flying Taxi Mode

16 Jan 2020, 10:50 UTC / Toyota becomes largest investor in Series C financing for Joby Aviation, pumps $349 million in an electric VTOL that can carry four people

 
This Is the Hyundai You'll Be Soon Flying
This Is the Hyundai You'll Be Soon Flying

12 Jan 2020, 10:31 UTC / Hyundai will be manufacturing a flying vertical take-off and landing machine for Uber, no exact date set yet for when it will be available

 
Future Urban Mobility Is Airborne and Biblical in Name
Future Urban Mobility Is Airborne and Biblical in Name

4 Nov 2019, 12:18 UTC / “Personal, on-demand, carbon-free,” the Seraph is the leading air taxi candidate in the UK, having been granted permission to fly

 
Boeing Ties the Knot with Kitty Hawk for Passenger Drone Development
Boeing Ties the Knot with Kitty Hawk for Passenger Drone Development

28 Jun 2019, 09:12 UTC / Boeing and Kitty Hawk sign “a strategic partnership to collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility.”

 
Boeing Autonomous Passenger Drone Passes First Flight Test
Boeing Autonomous Passenger Drone Passes First Flight Test

24 Jan 2019, 15:56 UTC / PAV is a 30 feet (9.14 meters) long machine that uses an unspecified electric propulsion system and has a range of up to 50 miles

 
Hoversurf Hoverbike S3 - Drone Powered Individual Flying
Hoversurf Hoverbike S3 - Drone Powered Individual Flying

6 Jan 2019, 08:51 UTC / The Hoverbike is currently deployed in Dubai, where the local police are training to use it. Sales in the U.S. will start this year

 
Dubai Police to Ride on Flying Bikes
Dubai Police to Ride on Flying Bikes

9 Nov 2018, 09:03 UTC / Dubai police are training two crews to operate the Hoversurf S3 VTOL aircraft for use as first responders in emergency situations

 
Aston Martin Volante Vision Concept Is the DB for the Skies
Aston Martin Volante Vision Concept Is the DB for the Skies

16 Jul 2018, 13:13 UTC / Aston Martin shows its own interpretation of a vertical take-off and landing vehicle at the Farnborough Airshow, the Volante Vision Concept.

 
Rolls-Royce Electric VTOL Unveiled at Farnborough Airshow
Rolls-Royce Electric VTOL Unveiled at Farnborough Airshow

16 Jul 2018, 11:54 UTC / Rolls-Royce shows off first images of the electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle it created, previewing a future where people fly to and fro.

 
Uber and NASA Sign Agreement to Develop the Flying Cars We've Been Promised
Uber and NASA Sign Agreement to Develop the Flying Cars We've Been Promised

8 Nov 2017, 14:00 UTC / Uber says it will kick off a pilot run of its uberAIR service - essentially air taxi using VTOLs - as soon as 2020 in three cities around the globe

 
There's a War Brewing Between Musk's Boring Company and Uber Air
There's a War Brewing Between Musk's Boring Company and Uber Air

19 Jun 2017, 11:38 UTC / Elon Musk's Boring Company and Uber's division for airborne transport don't seem to see eye to eye on which way we should go to avoid traffic: up or down?

 
Agusta Westland AW609 Tilt Rotor Aircraft Is the Civilian Cousin of the V-22 Osprey
Agusta Westland AW609 Tilt Rotor Aircraft Is the Civilian Cousin of the V-22 Osprey

17 May 2015, 14:08 UTC / Here is everything you need to know about the Agusta Westland AW609, which is the civilian version of the V-22 Osprey that the Navy uses