Larry Page’s Autonomous Air Taxi to Be Launched in New Zealand

Larry-Pages-Autonomous-Air-Taxi-to-Be-Launched-in-New-Zealand

Larry Page’s self-driving air taxi that will be used for transportation services will fly in New Zealand, according to a report published on March 13, 2018.

According to the reports published in 2016, two projects on flying car by Larry Page was in progress and in 2017, the Flyer recreational vehicle was presented. In 2018, Larry Page will be launching Cora, which is an autonomous air taxi developed by Kitty Hawk company. This electric aircraft will be used for transportation services and is not meant for sale to individual users. This air taxi uses self-flying software and it does not require a runway, as it has 12 lift fans for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL).

Once it takes off, Cora is driven by a single propeller at about 110 miles per hour. It has three independent flight-computers, which will be useful if one goes down and it has a parachute, which can be used in emergency situations. On March 13, 2018, the company along with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an agreement for testing the vehicles in New Zealand. A timeline about the availability of this plane for rides is not yet announced by the company. This is not the first company to work on air taxi concepts, however, companies like EHang and Uber Elevate are not yet functioning.

Once this autonomous air taxi is available for rides, it is expected to increase the growth of autonomous cars market, as detailed in the autonomous cars market report published by Coherent Market Insights.

You may be interested

Blood Collection Tubes Market Growth, Trend, Demand and Future Forecast 2018-26
Healthcare
Healthcare

Blood Collection Tubes Market Growth, Trend, Demand and Future Forecast 2018-26

Albert R - September 19, 2018

Coherent Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Blood Collection Tubes Market Size Status and Forecast 2026”, The report classifies the global Blood Collection Tubes Market…

Pet Health Products Market: Know the Key Growth Drivers Developments and Innovations
Healthcare
Healthcare

Pet Health Products Market: Know the Key Growth Drivers Developments and Innovations

Albert R - September 19, 2018

Coherent Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Pet Health Products Market Size Status and Forecast 2026”, The report classifies the global Pet Health Products Market in a…

Researchers Discover New Material for High-Speed Electronics
Business
Business

Researchers Discover New Material for High-Speed Electronics

Mohit Joshi - September 18, 2018

Researchers discovered a new material from the rare element tellurium for high-speed electronics, according to a study conducted on May 24, 2018. This study was conducted by…

Most from this category