No, it’s not a dream anymore.Dubai is going really fast in techno-world and is really serious for its flying taxi’s .To book a flying taxi or Autonomous taxi you would only need to install the app from the appstore and book the ride.
The process is quite similar to UBER and Careem booking system but there is a catch. “THERE WOULD BE NO DRIVER IN THE FLYING TAXI”.
Picture Credit: Volocopter.com
This flying taxi is an autonomous taxi driven by state-of-the art artificial inelligence and machine learning algorithm, you can compare this with Google’s self driven car which goes from source to destination without any human collaboration.
The biggest benefit is that you won’t getting into the traffic jam, all you would be doing is just booking the ride and moving to your destination without any hassle. And also they don’t produce noise that those helicopters make during flying.
The company behind Dubai flying taxi :
Volocopter is the company behind the innovation of flying taxi of dubai. Volocopter GmbH is the global leader in the development of vertically launching, fully electrical multicopters for the transport of people and heavy lifting cargo drones. The technical platform is extremely flexible and certified. In addition, the unique design offers a high degree of safety based on the high redundancy of all critical components. The company’s objective is to make every human’s dream of flying. As early as 2011 the company earned its entry into the history of aviation through the manned flight of the world’s first purely electrical multicopter.
Features of Autonomous flying taxi :
Real demo of Flying taxi in Dubai:
Officially endorsed by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed on Facebook:
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Crown Prince of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He is popularly known as Fazza (فزاع).
It was officially posted by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum on his facebook page as well.
Picture Credit : ArabianBusiness.com