The drones can handle a flier and a small bag weighing up to a combined total of 220 pounds.
The Ehang 184 drone is poised to start transporting passengers this summer in Dubai.
The notion of a flying auto may sound farfetched but it seems that one may soon see drones ferrying passenger over the Dubai skyline. The one-person drones could be ferrying commuters between predetermined checkpoints by July; the agency showed off the vehicle at an event, according to an APreport.
Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state in July.
Mattar al-Tayer, the head of Dubai's Roads & Transportation Agency, made the announcement on Monday at the World Government Summit. "We have already experimented (with) the vehicle in a flight in (the) Dubai sky".
Al Tayer revealed that the city plans to use an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) produced by Chinese drone specialist Ehang. It has a seat that appears to be out of a race vehicle and destinations are chosen from the touchpad screen of the craft. As far as drones go, it's actually much less drone and more automated helicopter, using onboard navigation systems to carry passengers to their desired location without the need for a pilot.
It has reported speeds of up to 100 miles per hour (160 kilometres per hour) and can fly 31 miles (50km) on a single battery charge. Using a touch screen to select a preset destination, passengers will be able to travel for up to 30 minutes at a speed of around 60mph. This would enable the EHang 184 to get a clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S.
Plans to launch the service in Dubai are part of a wider vision to transform the city into a global centre for driverless mobility.
A Sears Holdings rep explained that the products were removed so the stores could focus on more profitable products. These decisions have coincided with liberal pressure to not promote any merchandise relating to the Trump family.
Abel Hernandez (hamstring) and Michael Dawson (calf) will miss trip to the Emirates, while forward Mbokani is doubtful. Asked if this could be Wenger's last season on the the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, Gream said: "It could be".
Hetfield and Gaga shared ended up sharing her mic, adding a cool theatrical element to the performance, albeit an unplanned one. From writing solo dance-pop to performing jazzy duets with Tony Bennett, Gaga is now doing metal with Metallica .
President, we are at a critical juncture with regard to North Korea and its provocative behavior", Gardner wrote. A fully developed ICBM could threaten the continental United States , which is about 9,000km from North Korea.
The index for investors' future expectations fell by 6.2 points to 10.4 points last month, Mannheim-based ZEW said in a statement. The Current Conditions Index dropped to 76.4 this month from 77.3 in January, worse than expectations for a reading of 77.2.
Now, the space agency has detailed - in a Science Definition Team (SDT) report - a mission to send a lander to the icy moon. Then, they will collect data which will help them in the preparation for an actual landing on the icy moon of Jupiter.
Trying to rebuild, the Reds have dealt stars over the last couple of years, including Jay Bruce, Aroldis Chapman and Johnny Cueto. He spent last season in the minor leagues pitching for Atlanta's Class A affiliate at Carolina and Class AAA club at Gwinnett.
At the end of 2014, roughly 55 producers in eight countries held fair trade certification for flowers and plants, Marron said. But lots of other flowers are good for Valentine's Day too, like orchids. "The guys usually are the ones who (buy) flowers".
Four of the seven people who suffered from smoke inhalation were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Although the cause of the fire is under investigation, the Anaheim Police Department said that no foul play is suspected.
Martosko said he wasn't sure whether Trump had the earpiece in earlier, during the beginning of the press conference. The Justice Department said in a statement it is "considering its options" in response to Thomas' request.
Speed a possible factor in Taiwan bus crash that killed 32
At least 32 people were killed and more were taken to hospital after a tour bus crashed on a highway in Taiwan on Tuesday night. Pictures from the scene of the crash show the bus lying on its side with rescuers checking over the site for survivors.
Massive Cheese Recall In Progress Due To Listeria
The Sara Lee recall involves 734 cases of cheese distributed in Alabama, California, Louisiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Texas. A supplier notified Sargento that a Longhorn Colby cheese that supplied may contain a form of Listeria .
Silver, Jordan help cool down Oakley-Dolan feud
After Oakley's arrest, Dolan suggested Oakley might have an alcohol problem, which the former Knicks forward denied. Oakley was arrested and charged with three misdemeanor counts of assault and one misdemeanor count of trespassing.
China consumer inflation quickens to 2.5% in January
The minerals segment, however, saw the rate of inflation almost doubling in January to 25.4% from 12.9% in December. The WPI for January'17 is significantly higher than the WPI of (-) 1.07% for the corresponding month past year .
Google's Valentine's Day doodle is all about love and pangolins
Monday's Google Doodle is an effort to educate people about pangolins and how they range from vulnerable to critically endangered. As you go through the game, you'll have to pick up different items to rack up points, and earn as many stars as possible.
Google Maps update lets you create and share lists of places
You can share your favorite spots across different social networks, popular messaging apps, email, and via text messages. For example, if you plan a museum trip in a new city you're visiting, you can add them all to a "Museums" to visit list.
Do You 'Netflix Cheat'? You're Not Alone
There are many different kinds of cheaters, from serial cheaters to those who watch shows while their partner is out of town. So what shows are people cheating with? And, 58 percent don't consider it cheating if their partner is sleeping.
Sergio Aguero could leave Man City - Pep Guardiola
Guardiola also underlined the club's firm stance over the future of striker Sergio Aguero. "I don't want to sell him". Guardiola has preferred to go with a front three of Jesus, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling in recent games.
Conte Admits Chelsea Disappointment With One Point At Burnley
There should perhaps be a little concern over Diego Costa, whose goal drought - if we can call it that - stands at three games. Burnley won a point from a losing position in the PL for the first time since the 1-1 draw at Chelsea on 21 February 2015.