Airbus first experienced unmanned aerial taxi Alpha One. The test flight took place in American Pendleton (Oregon).
Airbus has tested unmanned aerial taxi. PHOTO
This writes the company in his blog, reports Biznestsentr with reference to RBC.
In the Airbus noted that the flight at a height of 5 meters and a duration of 53 seconds was successful.
"Our goal has long been the design and construction of passenger unmanned aircraft vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), which will allow to answer the growing need for urban mobility", - said in the message.
The plane took the company two years. Air taxi with a length of 5.7 meters, a width of 6.2 meters and a height of 2.8 meters is able to lift up to 745 pounds.
At the end of January 2018, PwC analysts predicted that fully Autonomous transport in the largest cities of the planet will appear to 2040.
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