Document Type : Scientific extension


1 M.Sc., Aerospace Engineering Group, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University، Tehran، Iran .

2 Assistant Professor, Aerospace Research Institute, Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology،Tehran، Iran

3 Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tarbiat Modares Universit ، Tehran، Iran .


A prodigious revolution will be happened in urban public transportation in future years. This revolution will be along with entrance of air taxis and other flying vehicles. firstly, in this paper an introduction about obligation of using this system is presented. Most frequent designs for this air taxis are small vertical take-off and landing aircrafts with electric or hybrid propulsion systems. These aircrafts are noteworthy for designers due to the need for low space to take-off and landing and also they have low operational emissions and high safety furthermore, designs of well-known companies are investigated. Some obstacles are existed in arrival of these air taxis into marketing plans that will be investigated in 11 items and some solutions will be presented for them. The aim of this study is to introduce modern air taxis and presents some solutions for entering to the market in order to have 3D transportation environment.


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