Airbus to team with Uber for copter ride service

Uber has found an unlikely partner for its on-demand services in Airbus, the company announced on Sunday, with the aerospace giant providing helicopters for a pilot project. As part of a new Silicon Valley-based initiative, Airbus has established a partnership with Uber was part of an experiment that would allow Uber users to hail copters, as well as other forms of transportation. The recently-formed Airbus Ventures will operate with $150 million commitment to “identify and invest in the most visionary entrepreneurs in the global aerospace ecosystem,” Airbus said in a release.