Will it Fly? If Winged Ubers Came to India

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Will it Fly? If Winged Ubers Came to India

Illustration: Juergen D'souza

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ike every child, my third-standard science textbook had planted the idea of flying cars in mind. The amazing visuals in my head were complemented by The Jetsons on Cartoon Network – and I don’t think I have ever truly outgrown it. I kept waiting for flying cars like Indians keep waiting for acche din.

I’d pinned all my hopes on Elon Musk who went from electric cars to space travel, but has now announced a “super serious” plan about starting a candy company. However, my nerdy wet dream has now been revived, as Uber announced a partnership with NASA about starting a flying taxi service.

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