Radio Wheels to WingsCan we beat the traffic by taking to the skies? Sailing over freeways in a flying car, getting to work in minutes instead of hours, has long been the stuff of science fiction.  But ambitious startups are on their way to making three-dimensional commutes a reality. For now, there are still many challenges to getting those flying cars off the ground, from mechanics and design to infrastructure, regulatory issues, air traffic, and zoning. What does our flying car future look like?

Guests:
JoeBen Bevirt - Founder and CEO, Joby Aviation
Jennifer Richter - Partner, Akin Gump
Uma Subramanian - CEO, Aero Technologies
Charlie Vogelheim - Principal, Vogelheim Ventures

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