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Ehang Demonstrates Synchronous Flying Air Taxis

EHang demonstrates synchronous flying air taxis

The Chinese developer of heavy lift drones EHang has put a new video online showing how five electrically powered air taxis perform a flight in a nicely synchronized manner. With the demonstration, the company wants to show the benefits of…

Helicopter Drone Crashes During Airshow In China

Helicopter drone crashes during airshow in China

On Sunday this video surfaced that shows a Helicopter Drone suddenly diving towards the ground and crashing during an airshow in China. The drone incident happened on Saturday and luckily nobody got injured or hurt.

Ehang Presents Cargo Drone With A Payload Of 440 Lbs

EHang presents cargo drone with a payload of 440 Lbs

Chinese company EHang – known for its electric air taxis – has announced a freight version of the EHang 216 autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV). The EHang 216L heavy-lift multirotor cargo drone is capable of transporting loads of up to 200…

Faa Moves Slowly On Type Certification Of Drones

FAA moves slowly on Type Certification of drones

Earlier this year the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) posted a notice on the Federal Register about the type certification of drones. 67 individuals and organizations commented among whom Brendan Schulman from DJI, and in a separate comment, the People’s Republic…

Ehang 216 Performs Sightseeing Flights With Passengers On Board

EHang 216 performs sightseeing flights with passengers on board

On July 14, the EHang 216 performed sightseeing flights with passengers on board in Yantai, a coastal city in East China. As part of the EHang ‘World Flight Tour’, four passengers took scenic flights around Yantai’s Fisherman’s Wharf, a popular…