The path to self-flying aircraft & taxis

Volocopter flying taxi concept

Why do we not want humans to fly our aircraft?

What does a self-flying aircraft need to able to do?

Current level of automation

From 5 people in the cockpit to 2, then 1

One to Zero

Nothing is ever perfect — and doesn’t need to be

All-weather operation is key

Regulatory context

Industry landscape

How will this play out?

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