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EHang announced that its EH216 AAV has successfully completed a demo flight tour across 4 cities in Japan in July and expanded its footprint for the first time into the Kansai region, Kyushu region and Shikoku region after its demo flights in Okayama and Fukushima cities last year. On July 18th, EH216 made an appearance on the ceremonial day marking...

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Today EHang announced that it has successfully completed the first trial flights of its EH216 over the sea of Southern China; the autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) took off from Hengqin New District and landed at Dong Ao Island in Zhuhai City. Earlier this week, the company also announced the completion of unmanned test flights in Beijing, marking the first time...

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EHang 216 Makes its Korean Debut

13 November 2020 || 3 min read

EHang has today announced the completion of its maiden flight in Korea at this year’s “Open the Urban Sky” Demo Event in Seoul. Following the demonstration, the company plans to fly the 216 prototype over several major Korean cities showcasing its autonomous capabilities. The maiden flight was approved by Korea’s MOLIT after obtaining a special certificate of airworthiness for the...

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According to their official press release, EHang announced that they would be offering aerial sightseeing trips originating from Yantai, a coastal city in East China. The first flights featured the EHang 216 as it took four passengers (in two trips) around the Fisherman’s Wharf in Yantai. According to the passengers, the reviews were glowing: “It was amazing.  I felt safe...

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The EHang 216 Takes Flight in Vienna

08 April 2019 || 4 min read

On April 4th, the EHang 216 made its first successful public test flight in the Generali Arena in Vienna, Austria. The flight lasted only a few minutes, and the drone was restricted to an altitude of about 30 ft. inside the stadium, as the drone was not yet certified to fly in Austrian airspace. However, the Chinese firm EHang remained...

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21 June 2018 || < 1 min read

Quick SummaryThe Ehang AAV is the largest autonomous aerial vehicle that Ehang, a Chinese company with a large wealth of experience in drone manufacturing, has designed and flown to date. Ehang mostly specializes in smaller drone technologies, but has scaled their experience and product with the AAV. EHang has conducted successful flight tests in extreme environments, including a typhoon, and...

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EHang announced on April 11 that it has secured the largest pre-order to date for passenger grade AAV’s in Asia. This new strategic partnership between EHang and Prestige Aviation will greatly advance the rollout of aerial mobility services in Indonesia, and EHang’s UAM technology would be able to contribute to the Indonesian new capital Nusantara’s Smart City initiative. The pre-order from...

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EHang announced today its flagship passenger-grade AAV EHang 216 successfully performed its maiden Japan unmanned and autonomous trial flight to showcase safe, autonomous, eco-friendly aerial mobility aircraft operations. Ahead of the trial flight, the EHang 216 obtained a trial flight permit from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan (“MLIT”) with a local partner. EHang 216 was...

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EHang and HAECO to Partner for MRO Services

06 November 2022 || 3 min read

EHang this week announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with HAECO, a subsidiary of Swire Group and a world leading aircraft engineering and maintenance company. The two parties plan to cooperate in multiple areas such as manufacturing and assembly, continued airworthiness, digital platforms, aircraft maintenance, and talent training. The focus is to co-develop systems and solutions that...

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EHang, the Chinese eVTOL firm which trades on the Nasdaq, has posted 2Q earnings with total revenue up 152% from 2Q 2021 and increasing pre-orders in its Asia market. The firm also logged firm orders for 8 of its EH216 prototype eVTOL, bringing its 2022 sale/delivery total to 11. The EH216-S Type Certification process has progressed into new phases following...

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Ehang announced on March 10th a strategic partnership with Aerotree Flight Services, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s leading aviation company AEROTREE Group, to jointly develop urban air mobility business, including Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul and training, in Malaysia. EHang reports that due to this partnership, AEROTREE has placed the largest pre-order for EHang’s electric passenger-grade AAVs in Malaysia for 50 units...

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The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has formally issued the special conditions necessary for EHang to to obtain EH-216-S type certification. The Chinese aerial mobility company will need to follow these conditions for its two-seater eVTOL aircraft, the EH-216, in order to begin mass production and commercial operations. The conditions include criteria regarding flight performance, structures, design and constructions,...

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EHang announced last week that it has partnered with Guangzhou Development District Communications Investment Group Co., LTD, GDDCI, to jointly launch the 5G Intelligent Air Mobility Experience Center at the Innovation Park in Huangpu District, Guangzhou, China. The Experience Center is designed and developed as a location with all the necessary infrastructures for EHang AAVs under the 100 Air Mobility...

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China’s eHang claims that “in the next few months” it may achieve full type certification for its autonomous EH216 eVTOL aircraft. This would enable the company to begin commercial operations, potentially years ahead of what many of its air taxi competitors currently forecast. EHang’s rapid progress can largely be attributed to a consensus with the CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of...

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EHang announced via press release last week that they’re now coordinating with the Spanish National Police to explore potential use cases for AAVs in emergency and security missions. EHang also conducted an exhibition of the EHang 216 passenger-grade AAV in Spain at the Cuatro Vientos Aerodrome in Madrid, as part of Press Day of Expodronica at World Air Traffic Management...

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