Passenger drones could offer a solution for the hassle of airport traffic and parking problems. EHang BVLOS trial flights for airport transport and parcel delivery have now been completed in Estonia, under the European Union’s GOF 2.0 Integrated Urban Airspace Validation project.
An EHang (Nasdaq: EH) spokesperson says that the flights are of major significance: “These trial flights are among the first wave of trials in the two-year GOF 2.0 project, with the focus of entry to and exit from defined airspaces,” says EHang. “The trials demonstrate how manned and unmanned aviation can enter and leave various types of airspace, such as controlled and uncontrolled airspace and U-space airspace.”
The trial was made possible by a Special Permit issued by the Estonian Transport Administration to EHang for trial flights in designated Estonian airspace until the end of 2021. EHang has already conducted trial flights of passenger-grade AAVs in 10 countries across Asia,…