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Drone Flight From Den Helder To Texel Successfully Completed

Drone flight from Den Helder to Texel successfully completed

An experimental drone flight from Den Helder to Texel in The Netherlands and back was successfully carried out last week. Initially, the flight was supposed to take place two weeks ago, but then low-hanging clouds threw a spanner in the…

Volkswagen Unveils Four-Person Drone Taxi Prototype

Volkswagen unveils four-person drone taxi prototype

Car manufacturer Volkswagen is thinking of producing not only driving but also flying passenger vehicles in the future. This is evident from the unveiling of a prototype eVTOL called Flying Tiger. The four-person drone taxi was developed by the Vertical…

Experimental Passenger Drone Goes Up In Flames During Test Flight

Experimental passenger drone goes up in flames during test flight

During a recent test flight, an experimental passenger drone or EVTOL designed for passenger transport by the American company Aura Aerospace caught fire. The failure of a current regulator during regenerative braking is to blame. The company’s director uses the incident to emphasize the importance of…

Easa Publishes Regulations For Drone Taxis In Urban Environments

EASA publishes regulations for drone taxis in urban environments

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is the first aviation authority in the world to publish draft regulations regarding the use of drone taxis in urban environments. This records, among other things, the airworthiness of aircraft, the training, and…

Ehang Starts Drone Show Service In Europe

EHang starts drone show service in Europe

The Chinese company EHang has started offering drone show services in the European market. To this end, EHang has entered into a partnership with the Austrian event agency Concept Solutions. With the new Drone Pixel service, the companies are responding…

Faa Approves Airworthiness Criteria For Wingcopter 198 Delivery Drone

FAA approves Airworthiness Criteria for Wingcopter 198 delivery drone

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the airworthiness criteria for the Wingcopter 198 delivery drone, marking an important milestone in the type certification process in the United States. Wingcopter, a pioneer in German drone delivery, is thrilled to announce…

Wingcopter Signs 16M Contract With Drone Delivery Company Spright

Wingcopter signs 16M contract with drone delivery company Spright

German drone company, Wingcopter signed a $16M contract with medical flight service provider Spright, which is currently building a health care drone delivery network across the US with more than 300 locations. Spright signed a purchase agreement with Wingcopter worth…

50 Ehang Drone Taxis Ordered By Japanese Tour Operator

50 EHang drone taxis ordered by Japanese tour operator

Japanese tour operator AirX has placed an order with Chinese manufacturer EHang for the delivery of 50 two-person EH216 drone taxis. The intention is that the electric flying taxis will be used for the first time during the 2025 World…