Airbus is serious about urban air mobility, and the potential for electric-powered vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft to change the way people move around within cities. In the past six months, the European aerospace giant has unveiled plans to fly two electric VTOL demonstrators: a single-seater by year-end under Project Vahana and the multipassenger CityAirbus by the end of 2018. Airbus has created an urban air mobility program within its corporate technology office. ...

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