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Passenger drones become a reality

(MENAFN - NewsBytes)

Dubai has announced the launch of 'pilot less' drones at the World Government Summit.

These drones can travel at speeds upto 100 miles an hour and will be equipped to carry 1 passenger weighing up to 100 kg.

Regular passenger trips will commence in less than five months, in July 2017.

China-made autonomous aerial vehicle, Ehang 184 AAV, has already successfully made test flights.

Timeline Dubai to launch passenger drones in July 15 Feb 2017

Dubai has announced the launch of 'pilot less' drones at the World Government Summit.

These drones can travel at speeds upto 100 miles an hour and will be equipped to carry 1 passenger weighing up to 100 kg.

Regular passenger trips will commence in less than five months, in July 2017.

China-made autonomous aerial vehicle, Ehang 184 AAV, has already successfully made test flights.

What's with '184'? Fact

Ehang 184, signifies 'one' for passenger, 'eight' for propellers, and 'four' for arms. When not being used, the drone can be folded away and stored with ease.

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