PHOTO | COURTESYNairobi has been identified as one of the launch cities for an ambitious flying cars plan. The McFly.aero blockchain project is starting the set up of infrastructure for air taxis service in 23 cities in 13 countries, including Nairobi. It is a two-part business incubator, the first spanning a technological consortium of 12 companies that is developing the elements of the city air taxis, across the flying cars with Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOLs), energy and traffic management infrastructure. AUTO PILOTMcFly’s lead community manager Nikolay Bezhko said that VTOLs will be driven by auto-pilot to improve safety. Unlike helicopters, the cars will be efficient in fuel use, noise and safety, said Bezhko.
Source: Daily Nation March 08, 2018 12:11 UTC