Flying taxi – level 2

18-06-2021 07:00

The company Archer Aviation introduced its first electric flying taxi. The vehicle is called ’Maker’ and it is the first-ever flying taxi.

Adam Goldstein is the co-founder of Archer Aviation. He said that the company’s idea was to help solve problems with traffic in cities. There are too many cars, traffic jams, and people have problems with parking their cars.

The flying taxi takes off vertically like a helicopter and it does not need much space. It can carry two people and there is no driver. The vehicle can fly at 240 kmph and the distance is 100 kilometers.

The company wants to start selling flying taxis in 2024.

Difficult words: co-founder (the person who helps start a business or a company together with someone else), traffic jam (a large number of cars which move very slowly), vertically (straight up).

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