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Airbus planning to test autonomous "air taxi" by the end of 2017

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NewsHubTo some, flying cars are may appear to be just another flight of fancy, along with rocket-boosted jet-packs and gravity defying hoverboards. However, European civil aircraft manufacturer, Airbus, is planning to bring the concept of flying cars just that little bit closer to a reality.
A few months ago, Airbus formed a separate division called Urban Air Mobility with the intent to research ambitious concepts which include single passenger vehicles and a helicopter-like transporter capable of carrying multiple passengers. There is one project, however, that appears to be given the green light.
Airbus Group Chief Executive, Tom Enders, stated at a technology conference in Munich, Germany, that the company is preparing to test a prototype of an autonomous, single-seat «air taxi» by as early as the end of this year.

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