Dubai joins the race to become the first city with SELF-FLYING TAXIS: Two-seater 'Volocopter' completes its maiden test run



Dubai has showcased a flight for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.
The flying taxi developed by German drone firm Volocopter resembles a small, two-seater helicopter cabin topped by a wide hoop studded with 18 propellers.
The vehicle was unmanned for its test flight.
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THE VOLOCOPTER  - 18 'especially quiet' rotors that operate within a narrow frequency band
- Maximum airspeed of 100 kilometers (62 miles) per hour
- Can transport two passengers... read more

 
26 September 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 48
Source: Daily Mail
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