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Google Founder Larry Page Unveiled The Flying Taxi: Cora

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No more traffic jams, traffic lights or crowds on the road: the flying taxi is upcoming. Kitty Hawk, which Google founder Larry Page owns, unveiled the prototypes. 'Cora' is the name that the flying taxis get.
Since last year, it has already been tested in New Zealand, but now 'Cora' has also been presented to the general public. The 'taxi' rises like a helicopter, transports like a car and flies like a plane.

Larry Page Unveiled The Flying Taxi: Cora

#Google, Kitty Hawk, Cora flying seen from the ground

'Airport'comes to you

In the first images of 'Cora' twelve rotors can be seen, with which it is also possible to take off vertically. 'Bringing the airport to you', the company Kitty Hawk calls it. It is therefore possible to take off and land from your backyard, the roof terrace or a parking space.
Costs of this idea have not been announced, but it makes a big difference that Larry Page is behind the project. He is one of the founders of Google and has a capital of 53.7 billion dollars. This makes it one of the fifty richest in the world.

America vs. air traffic

The company Kitty Hawk was started in California, but flight rights did not get it. That is why we had to move to New Zealand, where it could be tested with 'Cora'. Amazon previously wanted to test with drones as parcel deliverers, but that was not allowed in the United States. One of the big problems is that with a real breakthrough 'escape routes' have to be made in the air to prevent complete chaos.
#Google's white Kitty Hawk seen from the rear, runway
In New Zealand, according to Prime Minister Jacina Ardern, there is enough room to test really well. Kitty Hawk is allowed to put 'Cora' electric flying in practice as a taxi, but still without passengers. By the way, without a pilot, because Cora is 'self-piloting'.
Cora is a new step towards more air traffic. Uber is also busy with the flying cars, while aircraft manufacturer Airbus set aside 150 million dollars to invest in a private project with air traffic.

By: Pim Westenberg, De geldpers

https://www.whatsorb.com/category/transportation

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I'm interested in everything that has to do with sustainability. My house is solar powered and I have my own water supply and filtering system.  I grow my own vegetables and fruit. Most of the time I go on the road by bicycle and for long distances I use public transport.

I'm interested in everything that has to do with sustainability. My house is solar powered and I have my own water supply and filtering system.  I grow my own vegetables and fruit. Most of the time I go on the road by bicycle and for long distances I use public transport.

Google Founder Larry Page Unveiled The Flying Taxi: Cora

No more traffic jams, traffic lights or crowds on the road: the flying taxi is upcoming. Kitty Hawk, which Google founder Larry Page owns, unveiled the prototypes. 'Cora' is the name that the flying taxis get. Since last year, it has already been tested in New Zealand, but now 'Cora' has also been presented to the general public. The 'taxi' rises like a helicopter, transports like a car and flies like a plane. Larry Page Unveiled The Flying Taxi: Cora 'Airport'comes to you In the first images of 'Cora' twelve rotors can be seen, with which it is also possible to take off vertically. 'Bringing the airport to you', the company Kitty Hawk calls it. It is therefore possible to take off and land from your backyard, the roof terrace or a parking space. Costs of this idea have not been announced, but it makes a big difference that Larry Page is behind the project. He is one of the founders of Google and has a capital of 53.7 billion dollars. This makes it one of the fifty richest in the world. America vs. air traffic The company Kitty Hawk was started in California, but flight rights did not get it. That is why we had to move to New Zealand, where it could be tested with 'Cora'. Amazon previously wanted to test with  drones as parcel deliverers, but that was not allowed in the United States. One of the big problems is that with a real breakthrough 'escape routes' have to be made in the air to prevent complete chaos. In New Zealand, according to Prime Minister Jacina Ardern, there is enough room to test really well. Kitty Hawk is allowed to put 'Cora' electric flying in practice as a taxi, but still without passengers. By the way, without a pilot, because Cora is 'self-piloting'. Cora is a new step towards more air traffic. Uber is also busy with the flying cars, while aircraft manufacturer Airbus set aside 150 million dollars to invest in a private project with air traffic. By: Pim Westenberg, De geldpers https://www.whatsorb.com/category/transportation
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