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Project Vahana: the electric helicopter-plane without pilot. Prototype by end of 2017

Munich, Germany - It is what CEO of Airbus Group and the representatives of A^3 say. The goal is to bring it to market's attention within 2020

A^3 -a company of Airbus Group- is developing a single passenger electric VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) plane, that will have no pilot and will be controlled by a remote system. It will be able to transport its passenger through a urban environment. The project is named "Vahana" -that in Sanskrit means a Gods' vehicle- and was born early in 2016. The CEO of Airbus Group Tom Enders talked about...

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency - 1201647

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency