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Inside the ‘flying taxi’ that could soon ferry passengers around London

This one was particularly exciting to be involved in. I got to shadow the team in shooting the video, and then got to write about it soon afterwards.

While flying cars may sound like vehicles of science fiction, the futuristic vehicles are slowly but surely becoming a reality.

This week, Vertical Aerospace showcased its flying taxi prototype in London’s Canary Wharf, and Mirror Online was given an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour.

The vehicle, dubbed Seraph, is an electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft that could take to the skies as early as 2023.

Seraph features six arms and 12 rotors, which are each powered by independent motors.

Speaking to Mirror Online, Simon Harper, head of testing at Vertical Aerospace, explained: “They’re completely independent, so if one was to stop working, the other would pick up the load.

To read more about the Flying car from vertical aerospace, click here.

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