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Lilium Gets $90M Funding for Electric VTOL Project

Lilium Gets $90M Funding for Electric VTOL Project

Flying car startup Lilium unveiled their working all-electric VTOL prototype back in April, showing that their design is functional. Even more impressive is that it has a ...

September 6, 2017 at 2:35 pm by
Uber Elevate Accelerates VTOL Program with NASA Engineer Director

NASA Engineer Hired to Direct Uber Elevate VTOL Project

We reported four months ago of Uber’s plans to develop Uber Elevate, a fleet of Vertical Take-Off and Landing or VTOL taxis sometime in the future, but it looks like that ...

February 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm by
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Uber Teams Up with Star Wars for Rogue One Campaign

To promote the new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film, Disney has teamed up with Uber for a campaign replacing the icons on the popular ride sharing app with Star Wars-themed ...

December 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

Flying Cars are Coming to Europe

A European venture firm has made a significant investment in a German aviation firm to bring flying cars to the continent. Atomico has invested €10 million in Lilium ...

December 6, 2016 at 9:45 am by

Uber Developing Automated VTOL Flying Taxis

Private transportation outfit Uber may already be working on ditching its drivers in favour of self-driving cars, but the company is now looking even further into the future, ...

September 27, 2016 at 10:02 am by

Fly or Shoot with Parrot’s Swing and Mambo Drones

Drones have come a long way since they first come out. Originally used to fly over dangerous countries and areas, the devices are now seen flying all over the country with ...

August 31, 2016 at 12:40 pm by

Welcome To The Lilium – Your Personal Electric Plane

Look back at any picture of the future from twenty years ago and they all have one thing in common, Flying cars! While we may have just started working on self-tying ...

May 10, 2016 at 5:20 pm by

TF-X Flying Car to Hit Roads (and Skies) by 2018

Terrafugia, a US-based small aircraft manufacturer, is building its first flying car, and has revealed that it hopes to begin testing it as soon as 2018. The TF-X is a hybrid ...

February 28, 2016 at 4:54 pm by

Elon Musk “Tempted” to Build Electric VTOL Jet

Not content with his fleet of Tesla electric cars, his astronautics startup SpaceX, and his attempts to revolutionise public transport with Hyperloop, billionaire entrepreneur ...

February 5, 2016 at 8:27 pm by

FLARES – A New Drone Launch and Retrieval System

Just like a full-sized aeroplane, landing a fixed wing drone is no easy feat, made even more difficult under poor ground conditions and lack of space. Most drone makers accept ...

November 7, 2015 at 11:00 pm by

NASA Launches 10-Engine Electric Plane

NASA is testing a 10-engined prototype battery-powered VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) aeroplane. The 10-foot wingspan GL-10 plane, codenamed Greased Lightning, is ...

May 5, 2015 at 1:58 am by

1990s Flying Car Prototype Up For Auction

Back in the late-eighties, ambitious aeronautics company Sky Innovations pumped $6 million into the production a flying car. The result of that folly, the Sky Commuter, helped ...

January 9, 2015 at 1:08 am by


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