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The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off

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"Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come," Henry Ford quipped in 1940. Our dreams of cars capable of taking flight at the whim of their driver have been around nearly as long as we've had cars themselves, or at least as long as we've endured heavy commute traffic. Yet the prospect of actual, commercially available flying automobiles has always seemed to remain just out of reach, only a few years from viability. But even… (www.engadget.com) More...

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Rws1943
Robert Spruce 4
Marty, Where we are going we don't need roads
williambaker08
william baker 2
We better back up, we don’t have enough road. Lol
picturetaker
Cab drivers are bad enough on the ground.
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 0
I know you were joking, but I just want to point out that these vehicles will be autonomous. Both the 2020 and 2024 Olympics in Tokyo and Paris respectively aim to have flying taxis available.

And some of the concerns voiced about flying taxis probably were heard verbatim 100 years ago when the first aircraft got off the ground.
williambaker08
william baker 3
Would you fly in one??? Im sure i don’t want..
linbb
linbb -1
Oh yes and flying cars too just get in at home and away you go to work in miniutes. NOT think about it, skies full of commuters...……….all going the same way at once just like the cars are doing every day now. How well will that work? It wont so get over yourselves too many things about either will not work as many people think.

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