Flying

Technology

These 5 'Jetpacks' Just Won Big at an International Competition to Build Personal Flying Devices

Gwen Lighter launched GoFly, a $2 million international flying device competition, in 2017. These five creations won the prototype phase.

This Flying Vehicle Could One Day Be Your Uber

German startup Volocopter conducted its first U.S. flight earlier this week.

The 10 Best Travel Apps, According to a Guy Who Lives Out of a Suitcase

Check out this constant traveler's Swiss Army Knife set of apps that help him find rides, hotels and, most importantly, edible food.

Check Out This Larry Page-Backed Flying Car in Action

Transportation startup Kitty Hawk has Google roots.

There Is Now a Global Competitive Drone Racing League. Seriously.

Professional drone races will be hosted in abandoned malls, NFL stadiums and subway tunnels.

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