DUBAI: The Dubai Media Office tweeted a series of photos of what the city’s first automated aerial taxis will look like on Tuesday.
Trial runs on the world’s first automated aerial taxis (AAT) are expected to begin by the end of the year.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is working with German firm Volocopter to develop the vehicles.
According to Gulf News, the two-seater AAT will undergo test flights and safety checks over the next five years.
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) August 8, 2017
Meanwhile, the RTA and Dubai Civil Aviation Authority will formulate new regulations and rules for the transport system.
The vehicle is set to have a maximum continuous flying time of 30 minutes and will be able to reach 100 kilometers per hour.