Published: Thu, February 16, 2017
Industry | By Faith Ward

You'll be travelling around Dubai in drones come summer


It is not known whether the PFV will eventually be given the green signal in the U.S. Dubai, however, will beat the U.S.in the race and will be the first city to have the right of flying the passenger drones from July this year. Futuristic transportation is set to launch this summer.

The drone may be a techno curiosity for now but Dubai - the commercial capital of the oil-rich UAE and home to the long-haul carrier Emirates - has bold visions for the future and the 184 fits right into its plans.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with the Chinese EHANG Company, announced that it had carried out the first test run of an Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) capable of carrying a human, branded as EHANG184 in Dubai skies.

For the generations who still remember Japan as the leader of advanced technology, it is rather unusual for this sophisticated peace of enginery to be labeled as "Made in China". As per an announcement made at the World Government Summit, passenger drones will start regular operations in the city from July. The passenger simply needs to wear the seat belt for safety and the drone takes off and flies automatically. The train is never late and has never missed a stop for more than an inch.

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The city's new transportation option is an egg-shaped, single-passenger drone in the traditional quadcopter style seen in many commercial drones, the Associated Press reported. The flights are coordinated by a ground control center.

Manufacturer Ehang says the drone is designed so that even if one propeller fails, the vehicle will still be able to complete its flight.

Dubai hasn't revealed anything in regards to how large its initial fleet of flying taxis might be, or the cost of building and growing the program.

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