- Volocopter debuted its electric flying taxi at the Paris Air Show, but it went largely unnoticed among the loud aircrafts present.
- The VoloCity taxi has a halo of 18 softly whirring rotors that make it extremely silent and simple.
- The startup is still seeking approval from European regulators to begin operating its taxi service by next summer.
- Volocopter is hoping to fly five aircraft from five landing sites across the city during the Paris Olympics.
- Volocopter's CEO said that the company wasn't aiming to replace metro systems or bus routes but to provide more options for commuters.
This Flying Taxi at the Paris Air Show Is Quiet. Too Quiet.
Volocopter presented its electric flying taxi VoloCity at the Paris Air Show but had a muted debut. The startup is hoping for approval to begin operating its taxi service by next summer.