Could flying around in an aircraft one day be cheaper than owning your own car? Uber thinks so.
The ride-sharing giant says it hopes for Uber Elevate, its new “on demand air transportation” system — basically flying cars — to get to the point where it becomes cheaper than car ownership.
Uber Elevate will use vertical take-off and landing aircrafts, or VTOLs, to deliver commuters to their destination much in the same way a regular Uber does.
Except you know — in the air.
The company is aiming for the service to be real and mainstream in the next ten years. Read more…