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XPENG AEROHT inaugurates Flying Car Ground Comprehensive Testing Centre
Saturday, 16 September 2023

XPENG AEROHT, Asia's leading flying car innovator, celebrated a significant milestone today with the inauguration of its Flying Car Ground Comprehensive Testing Centre in Foshan, China. The centre, spanning 58,000 square meters, will focus on research and validation of new flying car technologies, technical standards development, and ground testing for the complete vehicle and system-level attributes.

Mr. Shuo Chen, head of the Testing Centre, explained, "This centre will conduct comprehensive ground tests, including strength, load, vibration, durability, environmental factors, and materials. It will support product validation from virtual simulation to real-world testing."

XPENG AEROHT, established in 2020, has its R&D headquarters in Guangzhou and operates four major testing bases:

- Seagull Island Flight Base: Focused on validation flights, durability tests, and certification flights.

- R&D Flight Test Centre: Primarily dedicated to prototype flight testing.

- Powertrain Experiment Centre: Specialised in testing electric motors, batteries, and high-voltage electrical components.

- Ground Comprehensive Testing Centre: The latest addition, designed to cover all aspects of research and development for flying car flight process.

Mr. Zhao Deli, Founder and President of XPENG AEROHT, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "The completion of the testing centre in just four months will provide us with valuable time for the R&D of the next-generation flying car, which is currently in a crucial research and development phase. XPENG AEROHT's pioneering testing and flight system will continue to play a core role, assisting us in achieving mass production in the next 2-3 years."

XPENG AEROHT's Flying Car Ground Comprehensive Testing Centre underscores its commitment to innovation in the flying car industry, furthering its vision of reshaping the future of mobility through advanced technology and rigorous testing.

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HT Aero - Guangdong Huitian Aerospace Technology Co., Ltd Airframer
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