EHang’s EH216 AAV Completes Japan’s First Passenger Carrying Flight Demonstration

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

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Autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) leader EHang’s EH216 passenger-grade AAV completed its first passenger-carrying autonomous flight in Japan.

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Notably, this is the nation’s first passenger-carrying flight conducted by an autonomous eVTOL aircraft. With the approval of Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (“MLIT”), the EH216 flew with two passengers and no pilot along the…