Uber Could Be Bringing Vertical Takeoff Transport To Your City

Uber Could Be Bringing Vertical Takeoff Transport To Your City
Automotive

The ridesharing app is looking into the development of nimble aircraft for urban environments

Leo Lutero
  • 28 september 2016

In an onstage interview, Uber products head Jeff Holden told Recode’s Kara Swisher how they’re looking into offering short-haul flights. But instead of needing expensive infrastructure, this vertical takeoff transport will be able to land within smaller spaces. Uber has specifically been looking at VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) aircrafts to do the job.

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