This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour – and it's already being prototyped

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour – and it's already being prototyped

This electric jet can take off vertically and travel almost 190 miles per hour — and it’s already being prototyped

Lillium is developing a five-seat electric aircraft that can take off and land vertically. The company envisions using the aircraft like an Uber, hailing it from your phone to take you around the city, avoiding traffic. Lillium says it will start rolling out the technology by 2025. Move over, Elon Musk. A German startup developing an electric, car-sized aircraft that can take off and land vertically just received a prestigious award — and the technology is seriously impressive. Founded by a group of entrepreneurs in 2015, Lillium is developing the aircraft as a new form of sustainable urban transportation. The idea is to “revolutionize the way people move in and around the world’s cities,” Patrick