U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $3.3 Million in Seven Drone Grants to Universities

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $3.3 million in research, education and training grants to universities that comprise FAA’s Air Transportation Center of Excellence (COE) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE). “These grants […]

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EHang Launches Intelligent Aerial Firefighting Solution with 216

EHang Holdings Limited has announced the launch of the world’s first large-payload intelligent aerial firefighting solution.  Based on its flagship product, this new firefighting version of EHang 216, “EHang 216F” is specially designed for high-rise firefighting.  This launch further demonstrates the Company’s ability to commercialize its world’s leading AAV technology platform to various practical applications, […]

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EHang 216 Obtains Special Flight Operations Certificate from Transport Canada Civil Aviation

EHang Holdings Limited has announced that EHang 216 has obtained a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) issued by the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), the civil aviation authority in Canada. This is another milestone in regulatory breakthroughs for EHang 216 and the first of this kind permit for periodic operations of passenger-grade AAVs in North […]

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NATA’s Essential Stakeholder Gatherings Highlight How General Aviation Advances Communities Across America

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced the launch of a new initiative called “General Aviation Advancing America.” At cities throughout the U.S., NATA leadership will join in focus groups consisting of 10 or fewer essential community and aviation stakeholders to discuss how rural airports serve as a runway for economic development, job recovery, and […]

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