Inside Unmanned Systems

APR-MAY 2018

Inside Unmanned Systems provides actionable business intelligence to decision-makers and influencers operating within the global UAS community. Features include analysis of key technologies, policy/regulatory developments and new product design.

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34 April/May 2018 unmanned systems inside SPECIAL REPORT NASA TECHNOLOGY Photo courtesy of Airbus. CityAirbus, a multi-passenger, self-piloted eVTOL that Airbus is developing. THE ACTIVITY LEVEL OVER THE PAST YEAR HAS GONE FROM NICHE AND BELOW THE RADAR TO NOW BEING VERY PUBLIC, WITH MANY SERIOUS PROJECTS UNDERWAY. I FIND THAT ENCOURAGING." Mathias Thomsen, general manager UAM, Airbus " DIGITAL SERVICE FOR URBAN FLIGHTS Airbus is using Voom as its on-demand helicopter booking platform, and is part of the company's strategy to provide urban mobility solutions for commuters. "This is our fi rst experience with a customer-facing service," said Mathias Thomsen, head of UAM at Airbus. "We believe it's a starting point for us to learn how people could use fl ights as an alternative to ground transportation."

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