An electric flying taxi was tested in Gloucestershire last month and now a consultation on the safety of the drone taxi has been launched.
Drones could be used as flying taxis in as few as four years, as companies prepare for a new transportation technology take-off.
The European Aviation Safety Agency has launched a consultation into rules for using small, electric-propelled, vertical take-off aircraft for passenger and cargo flights.
The move comes amid fast-advancing technological developments in the race to launch the first taxi-drones carrying up to five passengers, with a pilot on board or operated by remote control.
Last month, Bristol-based firm Vertical Aerospace successfully tested, for the first time in Britain, an electric flying taxi at an airfield in Gloucestershire and aims to fly commercial flights in four years.
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