The Lilium Jet Air Taxi could hit the skies before its previously announced launch of 2025, as it has already completed its maiden flight tests. This was originally planned to be sold as a private aircraft, but this all-electric VTOL aircraft is now designed for Uber-like air taxi services. Read more for another video and additional information.
“It uses 36 individual electric ducted fans for propulsion, with the wings and fuselage providing most of the lift during flight, resulting in a range of 186 miles at 186 mph. Its design was conceived by a former automotive designer, and the company is already scouting cities interested in being among the first to host the service,” reports Uncrate.