The American company Workhorse presented the video with the first flight of the passenger drone SureFly. A test run was conducted in Cincinnati, Ohio.
What was shown
Drone SureFly with the pilot on board climbed a couple of meters and immediately landed. As such, there was no full flight, but according to the creators this is only the first step on the way to the future. By 2020, their passenger drone will compete with the Uber Elevate air taxi and other developments in the form of Kitty Hawk Cora , Volocopter and CityAirbus.
Flying taxi SureFly equipped with a hybrid power plant with a gasoline generator for 200 liters. with., which gives motion to electric motors. The declared weight limit is 180 kilograms. The maximum power reserve is 112 km.
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