The flight tests of the Volocopter begin, the flying taxi that it will connect the center of Rome to Fiumicino airport in 20 minutes.
“Less than a year after the first Volocopter prototype was presented in Fiumicino, today is a first concrete step, entering the future, for urban air mobility. Thanks to Atlantia, Volocopter, Enac and ENAV. Rome will be one of the first capitals in which this new means of transport, the electric helicopter, in 2024, will begin to fly, in view of the Jubilee and the candidacy for the Expo“This was said by Adr president Claudio De Vincenti, opening at Fiumicino airport, in the Pianabella area, the event” A journey into the future – The Vertiport experience in Rome “, which will see in the morning, in the debut of the first Italian vertiport, the first flight test in Italy of the Volocopter, the eVTOL electric helicopter, the so-called “flying taxi”, which will be able to transport passengers from Fiumicino in 20 minutes to the center of Rome in the future.
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