Flying cars are having a moment

Signal of change / Flying cars are having a moment

By Esther Maughan McLachlan / 01 Sep 2016
There's a recent flurry of media interest in flying cars, but with zero reference to climate change, resource scarcity or the root causes of congestion. Aston Martin's former chairman, David Richards, has just invested in Slovakian AeroMobil, now taking orders for 2018 delivery of its £850k flying car. 'I told my wife, "I'm going to have one and park it outside our home in Knightsbridge and fly it to the office or down to Cornwall."' Fly over Silicon Valley traffic jams at the touch of a button with AirBus “We believe that global demand for this category of aircraft can support fleets of millions of vehicles worldwide,” estimates Airbus's Lyasoff

What might the implications of this be? What related signals of change have you seen?

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