Fantasized by generations of science fiction readers, the flying car is about to make its appearance in the world’s major cities. So much so that a German-designed model should be marketed as early as 2021. The vast majority of developing models that are commonly referred to as “flying cars” cannot, however, be driven. Their design is closer to the small helicopter – although very different in terms of operation and ergonomics – than the Delorean from “Back to the Future”.

in a press release.“data-reactid =” 20 “> However, on September 30, the Île-de-France region in partnership with RATP and Groupe ADP (formerly Aéroports de Paris) announced the establishment of a sector of “urban air mobility”, with the sights set on the 2024 Olympic Games, scheduled for Paris. “The unprecedented crisis in air transport has led in recent months to orient the recovery efforts towards the environmental transition of the sector : bring about a carbon-free aviation. This new objective constitutes a real industrial revolution which involves the whole of the aeronautical sector “, indicated ADP. in a press release.

VoloCity, will be at the head of the gondola since it will carry out first tests, from June 2021, at the aerodrome of Pontoise. This vehicle is to date the only one in the process of certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency. “Data-reactid =” 21 “> The German manufacturer Volocopter will be a stakeholder in this nascent sector. Its prototype of an electric flying taxi, VoloCity, will be at the head of the gondola since it will carry out first tests, in June 2021, at the aerodrome of Pontoise. This vehicle is to date the only one in the process of certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency.

Morgan stanley, take a flying taxi (…) “data-reactid =” 22 “> This first initiative paves the way for similar projects, which should multiply in the years to come. Since 2010, more than a hundred prototypes flying cars are being developed across the planet. Specialized companies but also aeronautical heavyweights such as Airbus, Boeing or even NASA are involved in this high potential market. Morgan stanley, take a flying taxi (…)

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