Flying Cars Could Be a Reality Within the Decade. Will L.A. Be Ready?

  • Date: 09/25/2020

“Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.” So said Dr. Emmett Brown in Back to the Future, and so agrees Mayor Eric Garcetti, whose office just wrapped a nine month collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF) developing a framework for the implementation of urban air mobility, better known in non-aviation parlance as flying cars.

“Urban air mobility may seem far away today, but really the timescale is probably five to seven years before we see actual expansion of this type of technology,” WEF Aerospace and Drones Project Lead Harrison Wolf told Los Angeles.

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