The Lilium Jet Will Give Airbus a Run for Its Money



December 5, 2016

Sitting in traffic is a torturous experience, but an alternative may soon let you fly above it all in an air taxi. German company Lilium Aviation announced a 10 million euro ($10.7 million) Series A funding round from venture capital firm Atomico on Monday, which will be used to work on its latest prototype for a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft that will start test flights in early 2017.


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