Uber plans to start testing flying taxi in 2020

The company Uber announced plans for a flying taxi. Testing apparatus with vertical takeoff and landing, the company expects to begin in 2020. Network deployment flying taxi, Uber will start with Dallas and Dubai. The company has been conducting negotiations on the ground, choosing buildings, which could accommodate the landing site.

One of the partners Uber is a company ChargePoint, which will develop a charger for a flying taxi. It is expected that the device will quickly be recharged after each flight. In addition, the list of project participants includes Aurora Flight Sciences, Pipistrel Aircraft, Embraer, Mooney and Bell Helicopter, with experience in the development and production of aircraft.

Source: Engadget


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