Worlds first drone taxi will launch in Dubai this summer

Worlds first drone taxi will launch in Dubai this summer

This summer, flying cars could become a reality. Billed as the “world’s first passenger drone,” the Ehang 184 was unveiled at CES 2016 in Las Vegas and then tested in the state of Nevada. Its next big stage? Dubai, where it’s slated to go into operation in July.

Driverless drones will provide a taxi service in dubai this summer

ehang 184, the drone in question, made waves at CES 2016 where it was first exhibited. each quadcopter has a battery that allows for a half-hour flight time and a distance of up to 50 kilometers. after settling into the drone’s race-car seat, all the passenger has to do is select a destination of the touch screen pad in front of them, buckle up and enjoy the futuristic ride. as for landing, the ehang 184’s four propellers fold inwards so the machine can fit into a single car-parking space.

Worlds first drone taxi will launch in Dubai this summer

There’s no way for the passenger to steer the drone at all, even in an emergency. But let’s be honest, it’s not like they’d do any better than the vehicle’s automatic programming, which supposedly lands the drone in any case of malfunction or mechanical failure.

Would you take a ride?




Driverless drones will provide a taxi service in dubai this summer

Worlds first drone taxi will launch in Dubai this summer

Driverless drones will provide a taxi service in dubai this summer

Worlds first drone taxi will launch in Dubai this summer

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