Sky taxi to begin regular operations in Dubai from July

Posted by News Express | 19 February 2017 | 4,646 times

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•Dubai sky taxi.

A drone that can carry people will begin “regular operations” in Dubai from July.

Matter al-Tayer, head of the city’s Roads and Transportation Agency has announced at the World Government Summit.

Al-Tayer said that the drones have been inspected and certified by the nation’s civil aviation authority.

The vehicle can carry one passenger weighing up to 100kg (220lbs).

The passenger selects a destination on a touch screen but there are no other controls inside the craft.

The drone can travel up to 50 kilometres and can travel at a top speed of 100 miles (160km) per hour.

The craft, Ehang 184 was manufactured in China. (NAN)

Source: News Express

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