Morris Mbetsa, a mostly self-taught inventor and electrical engineer, has built the first passenger drone in Africa. Inspired by companies like Uber and Volocopter, Morris set out to create this prototype to show the world that the people in Africa have the brain power to develop passenger drones, and ultimately to be the first nation in the world with flying taxis
Passenger Drone Stories June 13
Passenger Drone Stories March 13
The flying taxi company Kitty Hawk last night launched ‘Cora’, a Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) personal airplane/helicopter drone hybrid that will carry a passenger. Kitty Hawk is funded by Google co-founder Larry Page and CEO-ed by Sebastian Thrun, the self-driving car pioneer who is the founding director of Google’s X lab. expand full story
Passenger Drone Stories September 28, 2017
The advent of both the drone industry and electric passenger cars are culminating into drones capable of transporting people or more accurately described as vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) electric aircraft.
A new startup came out of stealth mode today to launch their own entry in this new burgeoning passenger drone industry. expand full story