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vahana

(ˈvɑːhənə)
n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) Indian myth a vehicle
[Hindi, from Sanskrit, from vaha to carry]
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The Digital Loan Orientation System (DLOS) has been architected, designed and developed from scratch by the Fintech Leader using its in-house platform Vahana, in record time.
The Vahana Alpha Two eVTOL demonstrator-fresh from a week-long stint at the Paris Air Show in mid-June-is now set to capture the imagination of event goers at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
Airbus is showcasing its Vahana electric vertical takeoff and landing prototype at EAA Airventure.
The manufacturer already has two prototype models - the single-seater "Vahana" and the four-seater variant "CityAirbus".
The manufacturer already has two prototype models -- the single-seater "Vahana" and the four-seater variant "CityAirbus".
Vahana, an experimental flying taxi by Airbus, is seen on static display, before the opening of the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France.
A year ago in Pendleton, Ore., European jet maker Airbus completed a similar test take-off of its Vahana autonomous air-taxi prototype at a drone test range, the aircraft rising 16 feet into the air and then descending safely.
Vahana, the self-piloting air taxi developed by A3, Airbus's tech-centric Silicon Valley outpost, completed its first test flight last year.
In January, AirSpaceX debuted its autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft calledMOBi ONEand the autonomous air taxi Vahana -is set to hit cities as early as 2020.
Vahana's Alpha One, the first full-scale aircraft, lifted off on January 31, 2018 in Pendleton, Oregon, the company said.
This includes on-demand helicopter rides for events; the four passenger, self-piloted CityAirbus eVTOL demonstrator; the single passenger, self-piloted Vahana eVTOL aircraft by A^3; the Altiscope project by A^3 helping to shape future regulations and air traffic control requirements to safely integrate eVTOL aircraft in urban skies; autonomous urban parcel delivery by drones through the Skyways project; and finally the Racer high-speed demonstrator, which aims to connect the heart of distant cities.