Japanese helicopter service provider orders 50 air taxis from EHang

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Flying air taxis may seem like a fantasy to most, but they could become a reality sooner than you think – at least in some parts of the world. A leading Japanese helicopter service provider, AirX, has placed a pre-order for 50 air taxi units from EHang, a pioneer in passenger-grade drones and urban air mobility (UAM) solutions.

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New UAM accords solidify EHang’s AAV position in Japan

Leading autonomous air vehicle (AAV) maker EHang stepped up its business development in Japan with a pair of notable deals, including securing the first order for its VT-30 long-range craft and deepening its work preparing the nation for looming urban air mobility (UAM) operations.

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DroneDJ Weekly: New Mavic 3 combo, Sony Airpeak S1 ship date, and more [Video]

This week on DroneDJ’s weekly live show, Yifei and Seth discuss some of the top stories from the past week. Check out the top stories this week and watch the live DroneDJ news round-up show below.

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EHang prepares autonomous eVTOL flight trials in China

Leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) company EHang will start autonomous electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle test flights in China’s Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area as part of a new exploratory partnership.

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In a first, EHang trials BVLOS air taxi flights in Estonia [video]

Chinese company EHang, a pioneer in passenger-grade drones and urban air mobility solutions, has announced that its flagship electric air taxi, EHang 216, and delivery drone, Falcon, have successfully completed Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) trial flights for airport transport and parcel delivery in Estonia.

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EHang factory tour: Watch incredible flying taxi manufacturing process [Video]

Ever wondered how flying taxis get made? EHang, a pioneer in passenger-grade drones and urban air mobility solutions, has released a behind-the-scenes video that shows off the company’s fully-operational flying taxi production facility in all its glory.

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