Anand Mahindra Reveals India's First Electric Flying Taxi

Get ready for an exciting development! Anand Mahindra, Chairman of the Mahindra Group, has confirmed that India is on track to welcome its very first electric air taxi as soon as next year.

Anand Mahindra shared the exciting news, along with images of a prototype, developed by ePlane, an initiative of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.

Taking to his official platform, Anand Mahindra announced, "A company being incubated at IIT Madras is gearing up to introduce a flying electric taxi by next year.

What Anand Mahindra Said:

IIT Madras has emerged as one of the world’s most dynamic and bustling incubators. 

Thanks to them and the increasing number of ambitious incubators across India, our nation is shedding its old image of lacking genuine innovators."

Reports suggest that this revolutionary air taxi will be a sleek two-seater aircraft, promising seamless air travel for the public in the near future. 

All About the Air Taxi:

It boasts a maximum range of 200 km and will cruise at an average speed of 200 km/h, with a top speed of 160 km/h.

Speaking about the project, a Professor of Aerospace Engineering at IIT Madras shared, "Our aim is to revolutionize intra-city commuting and cargo transportation by providing a mode of travel that is up to 10 times faster than conventional means. 

We envision our flagship product to tackle urban traffic congestion head-on." This information was quoted by Teambhp.

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