Rolls-Royce joins the race to create a viable flying taxi

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Rolls-Royce joins the race to create a viable flying taxi

Concept vehicle uses gas turbine technology to generate electricity

British vehicle engineering and aerospace giant Rolls-Royce has designed a flying taxi using a gas turbine-charged electric propulsion system and its ambition is to release it to the skies early next decade...

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