EHang 216 Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Completes Debut Flight Demo in Bali, Indonesia

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The world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) EHang 216 completed its debut flight demonstration for aerial sightseeing in the world-famous tourism hotspot of Bali, Indonesia. This demonstration flight was conducted under EHang’s cooperation with an Indonesian local partner Prestige Aviation, a subsidiary of Prestige Corp.

Drone delivery starts in another US city

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Pea Ridge, Arkansas, will be home to the first commercial drone home delivery service in the United States, launched by Zipline. Although customers will be able to choose from thousands of products, they will be limited mainly to health and wellness products such as over-the-counter allergy medicines, bandages and ibuprofen tablets. The service will only be available within a 50-mile radius.

Renault 4 made into a flying car

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The Renault 4’s anniversary year is coming to an end, but the ideas for the 60-year-old car just keep coming. This time they’ve made a flying car out of it. Recently, a Renault 4 was turned into a mobile studio: the semi-transparent car was a light air of lightness. The ominous black paintwork of the conversion on show doesn’t even hint of that airy freedom, but it’s all the more airy now: this car can fly, at least in principle.

The flying car closer to everyday life

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SkyDrive’s eight-rotor machine could revolutionise passenger transport in crowded cities in a few years. There is no universally accepted definition of a flying car, but it is almost universally accepted that these vehicles are characterised by electric propulsion, a fully autonomous autopilot and the ability to take off and land vertically.

Czech hybrid aircraft takes off for the first time

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Zuri started developing its hybrid aircraft in 2017, and a few months ago it finally took to the skies. A number of companies are working to revolutionise transport. Not just electric cars and flying cars, but also flying vehicles that can get from one point to another in a more efficient and environmentally friendly way than today.