A Chinese drone maker has revealed a giant quadcopter big enough to fit a passenger will be buzzing through the Dubai skyline in July. Dubbed EHang 184, the drone is described as the world’s first ‘Autonomous Aerial Vehicle’ for transporting people. The rider punches in a destination on a touch screen in front of the passenger seat, then the drone would fly there automatically. (emphasis added)
Mattar al-Tayer, the head of Dubai’s Roads & Transportation Agency, made the announcement about it flight in Dubai today at the World Government Summit.
‘You know how it feels to sit in a Ferrari? This is 10 times better,’ George Yan, co-founder of Ehang said in an interview with DailyMail.com last year.
Unveiled at CES in Las Vegas last year, the all-electric vehicle has four arms with a total of eight propellers at the end.
The company says the 184 is autonomous, so all the passenger has to do is enter in their destination in the…