• Gary S Vermaak

Rural Air Mobility – connecting rural areas with the World

About the author: Gary S Vermaak is the founder of AirTaxi Now & Drones4Good and co-founder of Armored Air Cargo. Following national service in the South African Air Force, he qualified as a professional accountant, his career has covered banking, finance, IT, mining, supply chain and utilities. He currently consults on, promotes and is active in air mobility.



Air mobility is not a new concept, and the term was first used by the US Air Force in the 1960s. Following the rapid advances in aircraft technology during World War One, civil aviation took off in the 1920s as former military pi