Passengers took EHang 216 for aerial sightseeing trips in Yantai, a city in East China.(Photo: EHang)
EHang Holdings Limited, the world's leading autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, announced the aerial sightseeing trial flights in Yantai, a coastal city in East China. An EHang 216 took four passengers to the air for aerial sightseeing trips over the sea around the beautiful Fisherman's Wharf in Yantai city, one of the many AAAA national tourist attraction locations throughout China.
The passengers were enthusiastic about their first-ever AAV rides. They commented, "It was amazing. I felt safe throughout the journey. The EHang 216 flew at a steady pace with almost no turbulence. This was my first time to experience such a 'bird's eye view' from the air. I cannot wait to take another trip!"
This trial flight event was part of EHang's world flight tour, which is aimed to demonstrate the reliability and versatility of its passenger-grade AAVs through safe autonomous flights in various commercial use cases, including passenger transportation, aerial sightseeing, air logistics, medical emergency response, etc. EHang's passenger-grade AAVs have completed thousands of trial and demo flights in 21 cities and 6 countries, including China, the U.S., Austria, Netherlands, Qatar and UAE.
EHang's Founder, Chairman and CEO, Hu Huazhi said, "As the world's first provider of passenger-grade AAVs, we are honored to prove this game-changing air mobility solution by demostrating flights to regulators, customers, partners and the general public. The positive supports and feedback have stregthened our determination in our quest to bring this new style of mobility to the people."
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