22 august 2019

EHang Awarded Safety Clearance for Autonomous Operations With UAS 'Fence'


China-based eVTOL aircraft developer EHang this week received an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) safety certificate from the China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology (CAST). The Level II certificate vouches for the safe performance of its EHang 216 autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) and its Falcon drone in a UAS "fence" that the company has developed to prevent autonomous aircraft from operating in restricted areas. According to EHang, the CAST safety certificate is internationally [...]