Dubai authorities have announced the launch of an unmanned air taxi
In the summer of this year, residents and visitors of Dubai will be able to ride on an unusual taxi. Dron is not only controlled by automation, but also be able to fly through the air. Estimated start-up air taxi will take place in July of 2017.
It is reported that the drone, which resembles a helicopter, able to withstand the weight of up to 110 kg and move at a speed of 160 km / h. The maximum time spent in the air without charge is limited to 30 minutes. Flying drone allowed under any weather conditions. The only reason that could cancel the flight, – the storm. It is also known that the drone model Ehang 184 will be embedded touch screen – touch screen designed specifically for passengers. With it, people will be able to choose a destination. For the safety of the flight at the same time will meet people who will follow the motion of the ground vehicles.
According to the management of the roads and transport Matar Al Tayer, the main goal pursued by the city authorities, implementing this kind of transport is to reduce budget spending and getting rid the city of traffic jams on the roads. It is known that the drone manufacturer is a Chinese company Ehang. Dubai authorities have tested the innovative single units and are ready to present them to the court of residents and visitors alike. How many have to pay to become a passenger surprising taxi, not yet reported.