Tag Archives: VTOL aircraft

26Sep/17

Dubai starts tests in bid to become first city with flying taxis

DUBAI, UAE (SEPTEMBER 25, 2017) (REUTERS) – Dubai on Monday (September 25) showcased a flight for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.
Continue reading

05Sep/17

Flying taxi startup Lilium raises $90 mln

Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger “flying taxi”, has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, as the race to to make electric-powered flying an every day event, hots up. Kate King reports. Continue reading

26Jun/15

World’s first commercial jetpack set for 2016 launch

The Martin Jetpack is set for commercial launch in 2016, and its creators believe it could transform emergency response and search-and-rescue missions. Jim Drury met the team marketing it.
Continue reading