The world record for the longest duration of flight has been set by Chinese students. Created by students at Beijing University of Aviation and Astronautics, the Feng Ru 3-100 flew continuously for 80 hours, 46 minutes and 35 seconds.
EV startups could play a big role in making flying cars a reality. Flying cars have long been a fantasy of mankind, and Chinese electric car manufacturer XPeng wants to make these dreams a reality.
A system to regulate commercial and medical drone flights is being tested in Israel to deliver sushi, ice cream and blood products by air, according to The Jerusalem Post, an English-language Israeli newspaper.
Radiant’s microreactor can be deployed anywhere and used by both the military and civilians – a new era in energy. One of the most interesting trends in the energy sector lately has been micro-reactors or nuclear batteries (NB). Microreactors reflect a completely new approach, as the tendency so far has been to build huge and expensive power plants capable of generating a lot of energy, and then deliver it to the consumer. The next stage is modular reactors, which can be built more quickly from prefabricated components but deliver slightly less energy than conventional reactors.
The electric Volodrone will serve in places where traditional forms of transport are limited, according to the company. In May, Volocopter unveiled its second drone for passenger transport, the Voloconnect, which, unlike the previous Volocity, is not only capable of intra-city trips but also of much longer distances of up to hundreds of kilometres, and the company is also offering air taxi services and freight/cargo transport with the Volodrone eVTOL.
The 130th China Import and Export Fair (“Canton Fair”) officially kicked off on October 14th in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was in attendance at the opening ceremony and visited the exhibition booth of EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company. Mr. Huazhi Hu, Founder, Chairman and CEO of EHang, introduced the Company’s self-developed autonomous air mobility solutions to the Premier, demonstrating its smart, safe, efficient, convenient, and eco-friendly advantages and innovative use cases in various scenarios such as tourism, logistics, firefighting, emergency rescue, and more.