Cora is an air taxi designed and built by Kitty Hawk. It combines electric power, self- piloting software and vertical take-off to pioneer an entirely new way to fly. Cora is the beginning of a journey toward everyday flight, where air travel will be woven into our daily lives.
Kitty Hawk is a company dedicated to bringing the power of electric, everyday flight to our lives. Cora is one of several exciting aircraft we’ll be sharing with the world.
Cora isn’t just about flying. It’s about people and mobility. It’s about the time you could save soaring over traffic. The friends you could visit. The opportunities you could seize. Cora is about giving everyone a fast and easy way to get around that doesn’t come at the expense of the planet.
What is special about Cora?
- Access: Cora rises like a helicopter and flies like a plane, eliminating the need for a
runway and creating the possibility of taking off from places like rooftops.
- Ease: Cora will use self-flying software combined with human oversight to make flying
possible for people without training.
- Sustainability: Cora is powered by the same kind of technology that helps electric cars
contribute to a more sustainable world.
“Cora” The Electric Flying Taxi Fats facts.
- Cora is powered by 12 independent lift fans, which enable her to take off and land vertically like a helicopter
- It combines electric power, self-piloting software and vertical take-off to pioneer an entirely new way to fly.
- The Vehicle can “take off like a helicopter and Transition to flying like a plane”
- Google cofounder and Alphabet CEO larry Page jointly invested in Cora Project.
- The Cora being developed by California-based Kitty Hawk
- Cora can fly faster than 150 kilometers per hour (93 miles an hour)
- It has self-piloting and can fly range of 100 kilometers.
- A parachute that launches if Cora needs to land without its fans.
- Cora will take take to the skies in 2021 and act as an ‘Uber for the skies
- It has a wing span of 36 feet (11 m) and fly at altitudes between 500 and 3,000 feet
- it is working with the New Zealand government to commercialize its air taxis.
- Kitty Hawk had previously tested another flying vehicle prototype called the “Flyer” last April, which looked less like a car,