China becomes first country to approve autonomous flying taxis


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Meet George Jetson: Remember when we were kids growing up with pulp science fiction and the Jetsons, thinking, "I can't wait until I grow up and can ride in a flying car?" No? Okay. Maybe it was just me. But still, weren't we supposed to have flying cars by the 21st century? Flying taxis might soon be a thing, at least in China. Last week, a company named EHang Holdings announced it had received approval from the Chinese government to begin commercial trials for its air taxi. The E216-S looks much like a hobbyist drone but at a larger scale....