Air Taxi by Wisk
Wisk is the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) company behind the world’s first all-electric, self-flying air taxi. Their mission is to deliver safe, everyday flight for everyone--making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. With backing from The Boeing Company and Kitty Hawk, they are shaping the future of daily commutes and urban travel.
Product Name: Cora (prototype)
Type of Machine: Air taxi
Capacity: Designed for two passengers
Altitude: Cora flies approximately 1500-5000 feet above ground
Dimensions: 21 feet long with a 36 foot wingspan
eVTOL: Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicle
Fixed-wing flight: On a single propeller
Range: Initially about 25 miles plus reserves / about 40 kilometers plus reserves
Speed: About 100 miles per hour / about 160 kilometers per hour
Watch this video to see Cora in action.
Is a runway needed to take off and land?
The Cora air taxi is an eVTOL, which stands for Electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing vehicle. It is powered by 12 independent lift fans, which enable it to take off and land vertically like a helicopter, so there is no need for a runway.
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