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An Electric Jet Flying Car?
It's called the “Lilium Jet, an all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet,” by Lilium, the German company that builds it.
You’d be forgiven for thinking it looks like a flying car.
It is part of a revolution in flight called urban air mobility, launched on the belief in electrically powered air taxi services changing the in-city travel experience.
But would you fly on one?
Lilium’s approach includes a human pilot but other companies are developing autonomous or remotely crewed designs.
Uniquely, the Lilium Jet includes the ability to perform short running landings in addition to traditional helicopter-like vertical touchdowns.
The company claims their aircraft will be suitable for both passenger and cargo services with a range of 250 km (135 nm) at launch in 2025.
All pictures and videos: Courtesy of Lilium
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