Dubai Desires Of Flying Taxis Darting Amongst Its Skyscrapers

Dubai already has invested in another model of a flying, autonomous taxi, and is working to design regulations for their use.
“I believe (the) urban air taxi will contribute an interesting addition to the existing transportation modes,” Volocopter CEO Florian Reuter said.
The prototype used in Dubai has a maximum flying time of 30 minutes at 50 kph (31 mph), with a maximum airspeed of 100 kph (62 mph).
The Volocopter’s designers envision the electric, battery-powered two-seat helicopters taking off and landing from pads set up across the city.
Putting more passengers in the air could free its already clogged highways and burnish the city’s cutting-edge image of itself.

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