Passenger Drone

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…

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…

Ehang Performs The First Long-Range Drone Taxi Test Flights

EHang performs the first long-range drone taxi test flights

EHang, a Chinese firm, has successfully completed a series of long-distance test flights in restricted airspace with both a two-person EHang 216 drone taxi and a Falcon freight drone. The flights were conducted in Estonia as part of a European…

Ehang Firefighting Drone Passes Technical Examination

EHang firefighting drone passes technical examination

Chinese Passenger Drone developer EHang announced this week that its manned EHang firefighting drone, the EH216F AAV, has successfully passed a technical examination by China’s National Fire-Fighting Equipment Quality Supervision Testing Center (NFFE). The company reports this in a press…

Ehang Hints At New Air Taxi With 240-Mile Range 2

EHang hints at new air taxi with 240-mile range

The Chinese developer of advanced aerial vehicles (AAVs) EHang has hinted via Twitter about the arrival of a new model air taxi with a much longer flight range than the current two-seater EH216. The new EVTOL is rumored to have…

Shares Drone Taxi Maker Ehang Crash After Wolfpack Report

Shares drone taxi maker EHang crash after Wolfpack report

Chinese drone taxi manufacturer EHang’s stock plummeted yesterday after US investment analyst Wolfpack Research released a damning report on the company. In a few hours, EHang lost more than 60% of its share price. According to the analyst, EHang has…

Ehang Offers Tourist Sightseeing Flights By Drone In China

EHang offers tourist sightseeing flights by drone in China

Want to make a sightseeing flight by Passenger Drone? Nowadays it is possible in the Chinese city of Henqin. Last week, 36 tourists made a scenic flight in the EHang 216 AAV, an electrically powered multirotor drone with room for…