The path not taken.
- Oct 9, 2009
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Airbus is apparently getting in on the act, with a project called the CityAirbus Vahana. Via Gizmodo: http://www.airbusgroup.com/int/en/news-media/corporate-magazine/Forum-88/My-Kind-Of-Flyover.html
A3, the company’s innovation group located in Silicon Valley, said it is working on a project called Vahana—stemming from the Sanskrit word that means “that which carries.” The vehicle, being developed under the title CityAirbus, would have “multiple propellers and also resemble a small drone in its design.” It would be an alternative to regular land-bound taxis, that would cost just as much. The company apparently has been working on this since February of this year and hopes to test its first prototypes by the end of 2017.