EHang’s air taxi demos aid UAM U-Space development in the EU
EHang, the China-based developer of next-generation aircraft for use in urban air mobility (UAM) services, has taken another step in its efforts to usher in the launch of air taxis around the globe by successfully completing demonstration flights of its EH216 in a European Union-sanctioned event.
EHang said its EH216 air taxi prototype performed without hitches during a session in Spain of the “Air Mobility Urban – Large Experimental Demonstration” (AMU-LED) project, one of the EU’s largest programs to feature, test, and advance UAM craft and services toward launch. The series of outings were held at a Galician research center of Spain’s National Institute of Aerospace Technology, and fulfilled Concepts of Operations requirements that met objectives stipulated under the AMU-LED project.
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To do so, the flight data of EHang’s autonomously operated EH216 air taxi was…