Electric Airplane

Is Ehang IPO the Best Bet for Urban Air Mobility?

Remember Taxi Magic? No, it’s not a strain of cannabis. (You’re probably thinking of Somali Tax Ride, which itself sounds like a questionable sex act that shouldn’t cost you more than a fiver.) Taxi Magic was an app that allowed you to hail a taxi on demand. That was back in 2008, about a year […]

When Will Supersonic Air Travel Return?

“I feel the need: The need for speed.” If you recognize this quote, then you were likely weaned on a steady diet of 1980s Tom Cruise blockbusters. Or maybe you’re just a big fan of Scientology. Either way, you might be interested – or maybe traumatized – to learn that a sequel to Top Gun […]

8 Electric Airplane Startups Trying to Get Off the Ground

You might think that electric cars didn’t really exist until Tesla hit the scene with its sporty Roadster around 2008. The reality is that the first electric vehicle was invented way, way back in the 1830s when a Scottish inventor came up with an electric carriage powered by non-rechargeable primary cells. Of course, it took […]