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  • Boeing completes first flight for self-flying aircraft

    Aerospace company Boeing has completed its first flight with Boeing NeXt, an “autonomous passenger air vehicle” (PAV). “The PAV prototype completed a controlled takeoff, hover and landing during the flight, which tested the vehicle's autonomous functions and ground control systems,” the company announced in a press release. In a video also released by Boeing, the self-flying car can be seen hovering for a few moments and then making its way back to the ground. “Future flights will test forward, wing-borne flight, as well as the transition phase between vertical and forward-flight modes,” the company explained. The aircraft has been dubbed a self-flying taxi...

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