With the possibility of air taxis, the future is certainly now (or a couple years from now). As technology continues to advance, it was only a matter of time before air taxis joined the wave of cars floating up in the air. According to Fortune, Airbus has just released the first look at its four-seat prototype, which could be flying high within the next few years. If it becomes a reality, it could take the dynamic of traveling to new heights as it’s faster than a car, a step up from public transportation and a lot quieter than a helicopter. So, what does the future look like with flying cars and the option to catch a cab from the skies? We thought you’d never ask.
Sep 22, 2021
Are flying cars officially real? A prototype flying car has officially completed a test flight between two cities, ABC 7 reports. The Klein Vision AirCar spent 35 minutes airborne between two cities in Slovakia, Nitra, and the capital Bratislava. According to Klein Vision, the AirCar Prototype 1 has now completed over 50 hours of test flights which includes flying at 8,200 feet and reaching a maximum cruising speed of 190 kilometers. Its engine is powered by a 160 horsepower BMW engine and comes equipped with a fixed propeller which allows it to transform from aircraft to road vehicle in less than three minutes. Upon landing in Bratislava on Monday (June 28), once the aircraft transformed into a car, it was driven into the city center by Klein Vision CEO Stefan Klein and company co-founder Anton Zajac. “AirCar is no longer just a proof of concept,” said Zajac in a press release. “It has turned science fiction into a reality.” Klein Vision is also developing a model called the AirCar...
Jul 1, 2021