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Lift unveils aircraft built for fun flights

A startup created by Matt Chasen, the founder of the uShip online shipping marketplace, aims to sell rides on electric-powered aircraft that are so simple to operate that tourists can take them out for a spin. Lift Aircraft is based in Austin, Texas, but … Continue reading

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Report: Flying-car market could hit $1.5 trillion

The market for autonomous flying cars — also known as eVTOL aircraft, air taxis or personal air vehicles — could amount to nearly $1.5 trillion by the year 2040, according to an in-depth analysis from Morgan Stanley Research. The financial company’s … Continue reading

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Audi and Airbus show off mini-me flying car

A flying car developed by Airbus, Audi and Italdesign took a high-profile test flight today at the Amsterdam Drone Week conference, but its size was low-profile. The modular vehicle was a quarter-scale demonstration model of the “Pop.Up Next” transportation system … Continue reading

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NASA and FAA get set for giant leap in air mobility

The rise of air mobility options ranging from delivery drones to air taxis and flying cars is shaping up as the biggest thing to hit aviation since the introduction of jet engines, NASA’s top official on aeronautics says. “I happen … Continue reading

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Flying cars grab air show’s spotlight

The next few days will bring dueling announcements from Boeing and Airbus about how many jetliners they’re selling, but one of the hottest tech frontiers at this week’s Farnborough International Airshow looks forward to something completely different: flying cars. Aston … Continue reading

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Flying-car startup puts BlackFly on the fast track

A Silicon Valley startup called Opener is taking the wraps off a single-seat, all-electric flying vehicle known as BlackFly, which the company says will require no formal licensing in the U.S. “The future of aviation begins today,” Alan Eustace, a former Google … Continue reading

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GoFly Prize unveils 10 designs for flying machines

Some of the designs look like winged motorcycles. There’s a cute mini-airplane with stubby wings. And a couple of the contraptions look more like time machines than flying machines. The diversity among the winners in the first phase of the … Continue reading

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