Volocopter displayed their VC-200 flying taxi at the CeBIT Tech Fair on June 12th in Hannover, Germany. The CeBIT Fair runs from June 12-15, and is focused on “Future Mobility, Artificial Intelligence, and VR”. The VC-200 model was on display for visitors to experience.
Volocopter’s presence at the fair marks one of the most well-known flying taxi manufacturer’s continued promotion in its home country of Germany. Volocopter is based in Bruschal, Germany, outside of Stuttgart.
Why it’s important: Volocopter’s progress towards certification is continuing, and their appearance at CeBIT will most likely bolster public sentiment and approval toward a company who’s certification path lies through EASA, the European Air Safety Agency. Volocopter is one of the few flying taxi companies in Germany currently pursuing certification within Europe, as a large number of other manufacturers are heading overseas to follow alternate routes that may reduce delays in bridging prototyping to production models.