Dubai to Test Volocopter as Air Taxi Germany’s E-volo and Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) are to conduct regular tests of the Volocopter electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft in the emirate under a five-year program to develop regulations for autonomous air taxis. The trial program is planned to begin in the fourth quarter of 2017, with E-volo’s 18-rotor eVTOL being used as a technology demonstrator. The German company may fly its VC200 ...

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