Meet the human drone that'll bring you and your shopping home

All aboard the Volocopter 2X, your personal flying machine
24 April 2017

Future transport planners have only one question to answer: should humans be shrunk, or drones made bigger? E-Volo is strongly for the latter: its Volocopter 2X is an 18-rotor drone of people proportions that they hope to launch as soon as 2018. Hop aboard and you can pilot its all-electric equipment, provided you’ve the relevant qualifications, or - in the world of tomorrow - rest easy as it’s remotely or autonomously controlled. It’ll seat two in its tailless pod, with a four-seater iteration penned for future development. Capable of vertical take-off and landing, it’s near-silent operation could make it a perfect taxi replacement, too, with swappable batteries for a quick turnaround. Heli-Uber, anyone?

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