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Could space hopper 'multicopter' be air car of the future?

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Could space hopper 'multicopter' be air car of the future?

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This strange, spider-like machine is a so-called ‘multicopter’, a helicopter-like craft that its German developers hope could be used one day as the air taxi or air ambulance of the future.

It is battery-powered and takes off and lands vertically, just like a helicopter. But it has 16 propellors mounted on a rigid frame to power this take-off and a sort of space hopper ball to cushion its landing.