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Dubai strikes agreement to explore use of autonomous aerial vehicles

Dubai strikes agreement to explore use of autonomous aerial vehicles

Agreement between Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority and the Dubai Air Navigation Services aims to step up cooperation in examining all aspects of the use of AAVs.

Linz progresses its plans to be an urban air mobility pilot city

Linz progresses its plans to be an urban air mobility pilot city

AAV specialist EHang will work with local partners to realise its plans to conduct passenger flights and goods transportation with autonomous air taxis in urban areas in the Austrian city.

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

The 216F has a maximum flight altitude of 600 metres and can carry up to 150 litres of firefighting foams and six fire extinguisher bombs in a single trip.

EHang to build world's first e-port in China

EHang to build world's first e-port in China

The autonomous aerial technology platform company will build the e-port in the city of Hezhou in China’s Guangxi Province to accelerate the commercialisation of AAVs in the tourism industry.

Pilotless air taxi trial flight conducted over North Carolina

Pilotless air taxi trial flight conducted over North Carolina

The trial of EHang’s two-seater passenger-grade autonomous aerial vehicle represents the first time that the 216 has received flight approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Guangzhou chosen as urban air mobility pilot city

Guangzhou chosen as urban air mobility pilot city

The autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company, EHang, will establish a low-altitude aviation transportation network that will shuttle passengers and goods.