UK Study Finds Benefits In Drones, Air Taxis

Urban air taxis are expected to be attractive to business users willing to trade off a higher fare for a shorter journey.
Credit: Vertical Aerospace
As the UK launches a series of projects under its Future Flight Challenge, a new study highlights the potential socio-economic benefits of an integrated aviation system built on freight-carrying drones, urban air taxis and hybrid-electric regional aircraft. Funded by £125 million ($171 million) from...
Graham Warwick

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