Yet some still dream of a day when we can soar above the traffic on the ground. In Singapore in 2019, the company Volocopter demonstrated a flying taxi, also known as an eVTOL. That’s short for electric vertical take-off and landing, because an electric engine powers the craft, and it doesn’t need a runway. A pilot flew the test model. But in the near future, these helicopter-like vehicles will be able to fly themselves while carrying two or more passengers and their things. Other companies, including Uber and Airbus, are working on their own self-flying taxis.
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