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Uber lists Japan among 5 candidate sites to test flying taxi

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Uber picked the five countries based on such criteria as ... lack of extreme weather

Huh? Have they been to Japan?

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Yet you need a drone license here..

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Lucky Japan.  And lucky those late investors in Uber (Softbank?  Toyota?) who are watching their money get frittered away on rubbish like this.

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Huh? Have they been to Japan?

haha @JonathanJo, you got a point there...lately I feel that the weather in Japan is becoming way worse than the classically destructive earthquakes here...since Japan became strong against earthquakes, the weather is now attempting to kill us all...

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Toyota?) who are watching their money get frittered away on rubbish like this.

and everybody was saying Uber didnt stand a chance in Japan, seems a bit different now Toyotas got their back. flying taxi are coming , no they wont be landing on your doorstep anytime soon, theyll probably have special hubs on top of builings where the can take off and land in a controlled environment, trips will likely be within a couple hundred km. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuWOUEFB_IQ

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Yet you need a drone license here..

and do you think Toyota will have trouble getting those!?

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It means way more regulations again genius

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Yet you need a drone license here

No, you don't. To legally fly a drone in Japan you need a drone and a knowledge of the regs.

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How flying car will deal with overhead power-line in some city?

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It means way more regulations again genius

and how will that hinder Toyota / Uber from starting a fly taxi business, genius

No, you don't. To legally fly a drone in Japan you need a drone and a knowledge of the regs.

oh great somebody who know what there talking about

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