Flying taxis nearing take-off

Is this what the first self-piloting air taxi will look like?

Aircraft manufactures Bell Helicopter has revealed the concept for the cabin of the electric, autonomous flying taxi it is designing for Uber, which has also announced a partnership with NASA.

The two companies hope to launch a commercial service in Los Angeles by 2020.

Up to five people will be able to ride inside the taxi, which will be available via the Uber app.