Future transport photo gallery: Air
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Flying boats, yachts and taxis are among the innovations we could see in the near future.
Powered by ultra-light batteries and solar panels, Lazarini Design Studio’s 150m-long Air-Yacht will float in the skies with the support of two huge blimps.
Japanese technology firm AERWINS has recently demonstrated how its XTURISMO hybrid petrol-electric hoverbike can be ridden like a normal bike, but in the air.
Spanish designer Oscar Viñals claims that breakthroughs in technology like cold fusion power would enable his Hyper Sting concept plane to cross the Atlantic in just 80 minutes.
Wisk Aero’s Generation 6 self-flying air taxi can take a passenger up to 90 miles without a pilot and is propelled by six front and six rear rotors, each fitted with five tilting blades.
Pilot Zephatali Walsh made history as the winner of the first flying car race when his 4.1m-long Airspeeder eVTOL craft competed in the salt flats of South Australia.
The latest generation of the Oryx vehicle from London-based urban air mobility company Bellwether Industries is designed to carry a pilot and two passengers.
View the companion photo galleries for 'Future transport: Land' and 'Future transport: Sea'.
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