It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a drone car taking flight

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A prototype of NEC Corp's flying car hovering in the air during a demonstration at a testing site of the company's plant in the Japanese city of Abiko in Chiba prefecture. The flying vehicle is essentially a large drone, with four propellers, that is
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A prototype of NEC Corp's flying car hovering in the air during a demonstration at a testing site of the company's plant in the Japanese city of Abiko in Chiba prefecture.

The flying vehicle is essentially a large drone, with four propellers, that is capable of carrying passengers.

The Japanese electronics maker also demonstrated the aerial machine, flying without any passengers, at a Tokyo suburb yesterday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 06, 2019, with the headline 'It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a drone car taking flight'. Print Edition | Subscribe