The first air taxi airport opens in Britain

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The air taxis are still in testing and do not carry passengers, but a vertiport has already been prepared for them. The UK’s Urban-Air Port has opened its first Air One vertiport in Coventry, providing landing space for air taxis and eVTOLs, as well as a transfer facility for future passengers. The vertiport functions as a transport hub, meaning that electric aircraft can charge their batteries at this location in addition to picking up passengers and cargo, but the charging points provided can also be used by passing electric cars.

What do drones mean ?

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A team of researchers at the University of Cambridge has developed a solution to help air traffic controllers determine whether a drone is about to fly into a restricted area, based on surveillance data and algorithmic estimates. The technology can also be used to control robots and self-driving cars.