FROGS: Overcoming challenges to launch Indonesia's first drone-taxi for daily commutes

FROGS' prototype passenger-carrying drone, as seen in a promotional video. ©FROGS

The Yogyakarta-based startup backed by UMG Idealab seeks more technical resources to launch Indonesia’s first homegrown “flying taxi,” after the success of its agritech drones

How would you like to ride a flying car? Sci-fi writers have long dreamed of aerial personal vehicles, and many predictions of flying cars were made after the end of World War II. Today, the world is finally getting closer to flying cars – or at least, flying taxis. Companies like Hyundai, Volocopter, and Ehang have already produced working prototypes. German company Volocopter has even created a “Voloport” for an international transport conference in Singapore to demonstrate its technology. The company plans to launch Singapore's first commercial flying taxis and vertiports by 2021.Not to be...
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