Courtesy: Lilium website
Flying taxis will soon invade the planned Lake Nona community in the Orlando area, according to German electric aviation startup Lilium.
The company paired up with the City of Orlando and real estate development company Tavistock to establish the Sunshine State as the “first advanced aerial mobility region” in the United States, per a company statement.
The Munich-based company is developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet aircraft. Lilium, is planning to use the community of Lake Nona as the location for its first “vertiport” at Orlando’s Aerotropolis.
For those who don’t know, Lake Nona is a planned community that aims to provide “a global model and standard for sustainable urban development.”
The proposed plan would eventually have the eVTOL jet aircrafts utilizing a 185-mile radius…