Urban electric air taxis will have their place. But these vertical takeoff-and-landing hybrids could pioneer a new category in regional transport.
Lilium’s seven-seater looks cool, but critics think current battery technology could limit the aircraft’s potential as a regional commuter.
Deloitte’s “Advanced Air Mobility, Disrupting the Future of Mobility” looks ahead 10 years to when air taxis will be common over city skies.
The startup still needs two certificates before it can legally fly passengers.
Forget a limo or Uber. NetJets expects this Lilium jet to shorten commutes between airports and metro centers, or reach remote landing pads.
Beside the many wannabes are a half-dozen firms that are attracting sizable investments from established corporations and entrepreneurs.
The Joby S4 reached a record 205 mph on a recent test flight.