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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian07 Jan 2016 9:11 p.m. PST

Chinese drone-maker Ehang has developed the 184, a prototype of the first autonomous drone that will fly humans.

The helicopter-like flying machine seats one, and after the flier enters the destination, it will require just two button presses from the rider: take off and land. That's all it takes to pilot the thing…

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GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member08 Jan 2016 2:26 a.m. PST

For rescue missions or some cargo drops a load-carrying drone seems very practical.

JSchutt08 Jan 2016 3:46 a.m. PST

Sounds like a way to control excess population….

Let's concentrate on making things that don't break or explode 5 minutes after you turn it on.

Mr Elmo08 Jan 2016 5:16 a.m. PST

I can't wait untill this happens with people in drones.

youtu.be/P9rnTk6FBzs

Buff Orpington Inactive Member08 Jan 2016 12:29 p.m. PST

"Drones Now Can Carry Passengers!"

Don't tell Ryanair

GypsyComet09 Jan 2016 9:05 p.m. PST

Passenger surrounded by whirling rotors? What could possibly go wrong?

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