German startup Volocopter says its multicopter electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi can offer the majority of inner-city and airport shuttle services in more than 90% of its Top 100 target cities. The company details its approach to urban air mobility in a new white paper. Volocopter is an early mover in the nascent urban air taxi market, scaling up multicopter drone technology to produce a relatively simple vehicle that would be easier to certificate but with lower speed ...

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