Boeing is doing some serious work toward what has always been an airy vision of the future. At GeekWire’s summit event last week Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said flying cars are under construction in an unspecified facility.
Autodesk’s Brickbot may look like it’s playing with toys, but the project is really intended to reduce the amount of time it takes to teach a robot to put parts together.
This single-seat ultralight plane is the latest push toward the retro dream of flying cars. The BlackFly from Canadian company Opener has an electric engine and can fly up to 62 miles per hour. It takes off and lands not quite vertically, and the com