Aerospace firm Boeing has announced plans to work on self-flying taxis with an American start-up backed by Google co-founder Larry Page.
Melbourne has been chosen as one of the latest testbeds for Uber’s helicopter-like flying ambitions which are due to set off with trials as soon as next year.
What is it with humanity’s obsession with flying? Mankind has long been interested in taking to the skies and it doesn’t look set to end any time soon, as a host of key players in motoring and areospace race to build autonomous quadcopters or drones that we can board, like something out of Back To The Future.
A flying taxi concept has been unveiled by engine maker Rolls-Royce.
Self-flying taxis just took a big step towards reality, thanks to an American start-up and its ambitious plans for pilot-less passenger aircraft.
Vahana, the autonomous passenger drone project from Airbus, has released footage from its first test flight that took place in the US last month.
Airbus has completed its first full-scale testing for the propulsion system of what looks like a multi-passenger flying taxi.
Uber has unveiled plans to create electric flying taxis that can be used to navigate cities and avoid congested streets.