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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Mayanne Kane, Journalist

  D AILY INNOVATION BRIEF                                                                                                          By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane COULD 2024 BE THE YEAR FOR FLYING TAXIS?                                                  Source:  Volocopter 2024 looks like it could be the take-off year for flying taxis eVTOL flying taxi company Volocopter, based in Germany, says it intends to start commercial flights with its Volocity all-electric, vertical takeoff and landing flying taxi in 2024 Volocopter recently successfully completed a test flight over Paris with a pilot and passenger onboard, that operated out of the international airport and was monitored by Groupe ADP, an international airport operator Volocopter says it will go commercial for all uses - urban commuting, medical and logistics 18 rotors and 18 electric motors 22 mile range Top speed is 60 mph In 2011, Volocopter was the first to build and fly an eVTOL and take a passenger for a test