Google guru Page tests flying taxis in New Zealand

Kitty Hawk, the same group of California dreamers who introduced the leisure-focused Flyer last year, has revealed an all-electric, self-piloted air taxi in New Zealand. The company, which is backed by Alphabet's Larry Page, has been working on "an aircraft so personal it could weave the freedom of flight into our daily lives" since 2010. Cora is the result – a two-seater short hop aircraft that can lift off and land like a helicopter and flies forward like an airplane... Continue Reading Kitty Hawk autonomous flying taxi officially unveiled Category: Aircraft Tags: Electric Aircraft Flying taxi Prototype VTOL Related Articles: Kitty Hawk's electric Flyer takes to the air in slick promo video Uber gets NASA onboard as it targets 2020 roll-out of flying taxis Electric self-piloted Airbus VTOL aircraft completes first full-scale test flight

Google guru Page tests flying taxis in New Zealand

Self-piloted flying taxis are being tested in New Zealand as part of a project backed by Google co-founder Larry Page that supporters say will revolutionise personal transport.

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Phys.org

Kitty Hawk autonomous flying taxi officially unveiled

Kitty Hawk, the same group of California dreamers who introduced the leisure-focused Flyer last year, has revealed an all-electric, self-piloted air taxi in New Zealand. The company, ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Gizmag

Larry Page’s air taxis are already flying above New Zealand

Tue 13 Mar 18 from MIT Technology Review

Kitty Hawk Unveils Its Cora Flying Taxi

The modes of transportation in which we are used to right now will definitely change in the future, like how people used to walk, before riding horses, to horse-drawn carriages, to cars, motorbikes, ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Ubergizmo

This Futuristic Flying Car Requires Zero Piloting Skills

A "flying car" company funded by Google co-founder Larry Page seems to finally have a prototype that looks something like a personal aircraft people might actually use.

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Livescience

Larry Page’s New Startup Announces ‘Cora’ Autonomous Flying Taxi

It can take off and land vertically like a helicopter, so it doesn't need a runway. However, it's only going to operate in New Zealand during the prototype testing phase. The post Larry Page’s ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Extremetech

Electric, self-flying, vertical takeoff taxis are coming to New Zealand

The vehicle can fly 62 miles and doesn't need a pilot.

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Arstechnica

Larry Page's flying taxi service starts regulatory approval process in New Zealand

Back in June 2016, news broke that Google co-founder Larry Page was secretly funding two companies that were developing flying vehicles. Now, one of these firms, Kitty Hawk, is about to start ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Techspot

'Flying taxi' backed by Google co-founder prepares to take flight

The aircraft named Cora will make its first stop in New Zealand.        

Tue 13 Mar 18 from USA today

Kitty Hawk will bring autonomous flying taxis to New Zealand - Roadshow

The secretive company, financed by Google co-founder Larry Page, has finally broken cover.

Tue 13 Mar 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

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