Safety and noise are the public’s biggest concerns about urban air mobility (UAM), but initial acceptance of the concept is surprisingly high, concludes a public perception survey conducted by Airbus. The survey, done in Los Angeles, Mexico City, New Zealand and Switzerland, shows 44.5% of all respondents support UAM while 41.4% believe it will be safe. The survey shows communities are most concerned by safety to people on the ground (55.6%), followed by the type and volume of sound ...

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