This is interesting - Ehang

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  1. Northwood Mediaworks

    Northwood Mediaworks Well-Known Member

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    And a little disturbing, but it seems a natural progression...
     
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    Airbus are working in something similar. No doubt we’ll be seeing these flying around soon!
     
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    Northwood Mediaworks Well-Known Member

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    I am turning 60 this year, I remember when we were kids they said we'd be using jetpacks by now... so this is a step towards that, but not quite the same! Ha!

    Here's another variable that I was thinking about....

    Fill ‘er up: This gas-powered drone flies for an hour straight, hits 60 mph
     
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    I think these guys are a good step further than Ehang:

     
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    So it begins now... the prophecy of flying car would be true some day.. since i was a kid, everytime people talk about the future, the flying car must be on the list
     
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    <strapping on the jetpack> well they said we would be paperless by now too... ha! ;)
     
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    Wow... thats nuts... but a real time saver, clean up for work on the way!
     
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    The Ehang 184.. from the same company that makes toy drones as well. I would love to take a flight in one of these, though I must admit it is counter intuitive to get into an unmanned vehicle that you have no control over, that would take some getting used to. I hear that Dubai already uses these for taxi service around the city
     
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