Most movies have realistic versions of transportation. But science fiction has always been a source of inspiration for engineers and designers when it comes to cars or airplanes. One of the biggest problems we’ve come across in regards to commuting to work or driving on a freeway is severe traffic congestion.
One company based in Germany is looking to change the way we travel with electric ‘air-taxis’ known as Volocopters. The cockpit of the machine itself looks much like a helicopter. Attached to the top of it is a large halo with eighteen small propellers attached to a series of specific points in the ring.