Self-flying drone taxis may take flight by this summer

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Self-flying drone taxis may take flight by this summer
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It seems hard to believe, but we could see passenger-carrying drones flying in Dubai by this summer!

Drone taxis are coming to Dubai 

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The EHang 184 drone has a range of 31 miles and a top speed of 100 mph, though the Associated Press reports it would normally be operated at 62 mph.

There’s only room for one passenger inside, and the person must weigh 220 pounds or less.

The AP says that a passenger simply selects a destination using a touch-screen pad inside the craft, and the drone automatically takes off!

Dubai hopes to have the drones flying by July. 

Read more: The first-time drone buyers guide

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