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Singapore: German 'flying taxi' performs flight test at Marina Bay

Singapore, Singapore
October 22, 2019 at 09:07 GMT +00:00 · Published

German company Volocopter ran a flight test of its air taxi in Singapore's Marina Bay on Tuesday.

Footage shows the two-seat aircraft taking off and landing at a vertiport which was unveiled at the 26th ITS World Congress on Monday.

Marketed as a 'flying taxi,' the electrically-powered aircraft uses rotors similar to the mechanics of a drone.

The producer says it is 'developed for safe, manned flight in inner cities.'

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German company Volocopter ran a flight test of its air taxi in Singapore's Marina Bay on Tuesday.

Footage shows the two-seat aircraft taking off and landing at a vertiport which was unveiled at the 26th ITS World Congress on Monday.

Marketed as a 'flying taxi,' the electrically-powered aircraft uses rotors similar to the mechanics of a drone.

The producer says it is 'developed for safe, manned flight in inner cities.'

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