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$200K Octocopter can travel at 75 mph for up to 75 miles

Jan 17, 2019 - The Detroit News

It's not quite the era envisioned in the dark sci-fi film, "Bladerunner," but we seem to be approaching an era when American skies could soon be filled with flying cars and taxis.

And a small start-up making its first appearance at this year's North American International Auto Show in Detroit is hoping to be the first to take wing.

Developed by the same company already providing electric delivery vans to UPS, the Surefly Octocopter isn't completely autonomous. But "If you can fly a d...