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Volocopter air taxi makes test flight over Marina Bay

The prototype Volocopter takes off for its test flight over Marina Bay on 22 October 2019. (PHOTO: Dhany Osman / Yahoo News Singapore)

PHOTOS: Volocopter air taxi's test flight at Marina Bay

SINGAPORE — At noon on Tuesday (22 October), a Volocopter flying taxi made its maiden test flight over the Marina Bay.

The three-minute flight came a day after a press conference unveiled a prototype VoloPort, a type of take-off and landing facility for Volocopters. During the earlier event, it was also revealed that plans are in the works to make such air taxi services available in Singapore as early as 2021.

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