Boeing Conducts First Test of Driverless Flying Taxi

Boeing says it has conducted its first test flight of a driverless air taxi.

The test took place Tuesday at a small airport in Manassas, Virginia.

The craft, which is 30 feet long and 28 feet wide, took off, hovered and landed, but did not fly forward.

According to Boeing, the flight lasted less than a minute.

No one was on board.

The prototype designed to fly up to 50 miles at a time using an electric propulsion system.

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company.

It’s been developing autonomous flying vehicles thought its subsidiary, Boeing Next.


Source: NewsNet | Boeing Conducts First Test of Driverless Flying Taxi