Is THIS the future of the flying car? Tech firms including Toyota are showcasing prototypes of airborne transports at CES 2019 next week

The show will feature innovations from top automotive firms and newer start-ups

Mountain View based NFT are developing a flying vehicle in Israel and California

Its founders say that they want to make their vehicle the 'Model-T of flying cars' 

The firm is seeking US Federal Aviation Administration approval as early as 2024 


이것이 하늘을 나는 자동차의 미래인가?

  도요타 등 자동차 기술업체들이 다음 주 CES 2019에서 공중 운송 시제품을 선보인다.

다음 주 미국 라스베이거스에서 열리는 컨슈머 전자 전시회에서 플라잉 카 시제품이 무대에 오른다.

연례 기술 행사에서 전시되는 혁신 중 하나는 스타트업 NFT의 디자인과 도요타의 축소판 디자인이 될 것이다. 

안전과 비용에 대한 엄청난 장애물에도 불구하고, 하늘을 나는 자동차를 개발하기 위한 세계 경쟁은 빠르게 견인력을 얻기 시작하고 있다.

황기철 콘페이퍼 에디터 큐레이터

Ki Cheol Hwang, conpaper editor, curator

edited by kcontents


PUBLISHED: 02:06 GMT, 4 January 2019 | UPDATED: 13:59 GMT, 4 January 2019

Flying car prototypes will take centre stage at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week.

Among the innovations on display at the annual technology event will be designs from startup firm NFT and a scaled-down version from Toyota. 

Despite formidable hurdles over safety and cost, the global competition to develop flying cars is fast beginning to gain traction.

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Talk of flying cars will be growing at the Consumer Electronics Show with some designs to be on display such as this image from Cartivator backed by Toyota with the Japanese automaker looking launch a flying car in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

In Japan, Toyato backed Cartivator group volunteers are building a 'Skydrive' flying car.

They have set their sights on using one to light the flame at the opening of the Olympic games in Tokyo in 2020. 

A scaled-down replica is to be shown at CES.

Several companies, including Uber and start-ups backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, are working on people-carrying drones or similar flying vehicles. 

Major international names, including American ride-hailing giant Uber, Amazon and European aircraft maker Airbus, are working on the vehicles, which say they could help reduce traffic and aid emergency response to disasters. 

Aerospace firm NFT are developing a flying vehicle in Israel and California will have a prototype on display at the event.

A number of designs for flying cars have been unveiled including the 'Pop.up next' by Audi, italdesign and Airbus seen at the Geneva International Motor Show on March 6, 2018

Co-founders Maki and Guy Kaplinsky are 'working to marry a plane with a car', meaning no airports or heliports would be needed. 

They say they believe they have a low cost winning design that will enable them to make the 'Model-T of flying cars', ready to demonstrate next year.


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