flying automotive : japan leads the way

NEC Corp.’s machine with propellers hovers on the agency’s facility in Abiko near Tokyo, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. The Japanese electronics maker confirmed a “flying automotive,” a giant drone-like machine with four propellers that hovered steadily for a number of minute. ABIKO, Japan — Japanese electronics maker NEC Corp. on Monday confirmed a “flying automotive,” …

Once more to the Future: French inventor to re-attempt fly-board Channel crossing

Daredevil French inventor Franky Zapata is to intention a second crossing of the English Channel on his futuristic flyboard, each week after his first bid ended up throughout the water. Zapata, 40, will make his new bid to fly from northern France to southern Britain later this week. “He would not want to complete in failure. …