VoloCity is a multicopter, spearhead of the eVTOL technology, all electric it is powered by 18 electric motors each linked to a propeller, thus providing maximum stability and more safety in case one of them has a failure.
At the beginning of September ADP and RATP are joining forces to form an urban air mobility unit, they will establish a test zone created on the Pontoise aerodrome from June 2021 after setting up a specific environment, in particular for charging.
The announced objective, the 2024 Olympic Games, which would allow an international demonstration of a new form of urban mobility.
The CEO of Volocopter welcomes this agreement and hopes it will lead to air taxi routes within 2 to 3 years in France, Europe and more.
The announcement follows international launches with test flights in Berlin during the Greentech Festival with demo flights at 300€, and the announcement of a partnership with Japan Airlines in Japan.