EHang and C.P. Group Form Strategic Partnership to Introduce Autonomous Aerial Vehicles to Thailand for Urban Air Mobility

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EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (“C.P. Group”), one of the largest conglomerates in Thailand, with an intent to establish a joint venture in Thailand for AAV sales and urban air mobility (“UAM”) operations.

DARPA spends $15 million to arm the ekranoplanes

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The research arm of the US Department of Defense promises the first prototype by 2027. Most pilots are aware of the phenomenon that when they fly their aircraft close to the ground, they can glide much further than usual. This is because the proximity to the ground breaks the turbulence created by the wings in such a way that it results in reduced friction.

Maple fruit inspired a drone that spins on its own axis

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The prototype drone proved to be extremely energy-efficient: it spent more than 24 minutes in the air on a single charge. The maple fruit is a favourite of many children, and when thrown into the air it spins downwards for a long time, but no one had any idea what a great drone could be made from its construction.

The Hungarian solar-powered airplane plan has hit the world press

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The Falcon Solar, the brainchild of Lasky Design of Budapest, is still only a concept, but there is still a lot of interest in it. According to 2018 data, aviation contributes around one billion tonnes of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere every year, which is around 2-2.5 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions.

NASA’s first electric aircraft to take off soon

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NASA is working hard to develop a quiet supersonic jet and an electric aircraft as part of the X-plane series. NASA’s X-57 Maxwell and X-59 QueSST aircraft are getting closer to their first test flights after completing ground tests.