Your Own Personal Flying Thing for $190,000 | eVTOL

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  • CES has all kinds of whacky things, like this little transport flying helicopter Helix thing, with eight rotors, an 8-kWh battery, and a range of 20 miles.
  • Starting price is $190,000, with first deliveries June 10.

How many flying car/flying whatever companies have we seen come and go over the many years since Paul Moller first showed the Skycar on the cover of every magazine ever published in the last 50-some-odd years? Plenty.

Nonetheless, if CES is as much about dreaming what’s possible in the future, wouldn’t it be cool to have your own single-seater heli-looking carbon-fiber-composite flight bottle?

The little bean-shaped Helix features banks of four electric rotors front and rear, eight rotors total. Helix calls the propeller array “a tilt aircraft with fixed rotors and tandem wings.” The nifty media kit doesn’t say whether the banks of rotors rotate for forward flight…

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