Lilium plans five-seater air taxi after successful unmanned flight

We're still waiting for flying cars, but maybe flying taxis will arrive first. Lifting off from an airfield in Germany, Lilium Aviation's Jet Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), zero-emission, electric Eagle prototype has completed its maiden flight. Being controlled from the ground, the unmanned two-seater was subjected to a series of tests, including a mid-air transition from hovering to horizontal flight. The company is aiming for a manned flight in 2019 and is setting its sights on a five-seater for on-demand air taxi and ridesharing services... Continue Reading Lilium plans five-seater air taxi after successful unmanned flight Category: Aircraft Tags: Aircraft Flying Cars Lilium VTOL Related Articles: Krossblade's SkyCruiser merges airplane, quadcopter and car Dezso Molnar interview Part 4: My two current flying car projects Jetpack pion

Lilium plans five-seater air taxi after successful unmanned flight

We're still waiting for flying cars, but maybe flying taxis will arrive first. Lifting off from an airfield in Germany, Lilium Aviation's Jet Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), zero-emission, ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Gizmag

Check out this amazing video of an all-electric flying car's test flight

After waiting decades for flying cars to become a reality, an increasing number of companies are now developing what was once the stuff of sci-fi shows and movies. Yesterday, AeroMobil unveiled ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Techspot

Lilium's electric personal jet manages a vertical takeoff

The Lilium jet may look like somebody's wacky concept of a futuristic aircraft that will never be able to fly, but that couldn't be further from the truth. It has recently ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Engadget

Another flying car just had a test flight in Germany - CNET

I know, you've heard it all before, and so have I. But this latest flying car prototype at least looks cool.

Thu 20 Apr 17 from CNET

Germany's Lilium says successfully tests 'flying taxi' prototype

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A Bavarian start-up is developing a five-seat "flying taxi" after successful test flights over Germany of a smaller version of the electric jet, the company said on Thursday. ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Reuters Technology

Lilium has completed flight tests of VERTICAL takeoff jet

Along with the successful completion of flight tests, Lilium has also revealed it is working on a larger, five-seater version that the firm says could soon be used for ride-sharing services. ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Daily Mail

Watch this all-electric ‘flying car’ take its first test flight in Germany

Flying cars, that perennial dream for futurists that always seem to be at least five years away, may be a little closer to reality than we realize. A lot of prototypes have been showcased ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from The Verge

Watch Lilium’s successful test flight of the world’s first electric VTOL jet

 Lilium has successfully tested its all-electric vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) jet for the first time, and you can watch the inaugural test flight above. The basic concept of a VTOL ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from TechCrunch

VIDEO: Self-flying electric car successfully takes its maiden voyage

Forget the flying cars you've seen in sci-fi movies because the air transportation of the future is going to be way better than we imagined - at least, if Lilium Aviation has anything to do ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Inhabitat

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