Google tests flying taxis in NZ
To those on the ground, it has always been unclear whether there was a pilot aboard.
New Zealand regulators on Tuesday approved plans for Zephyr Airworks, a subsidiary of Mr Page’s company Kitty Hawk, to develop and test the futuristic air taxis.
Known as Cora, the electric aircraft has a dozen lift fans on its wings, making it capable of vertical takeoff and landing like a helicopter.
But developers say it is much quieter, meaning it could transport passengers in urban areas using rooftops and car parks as landing pads.
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