EHang’s Heavy Raise Drone for Quick to Medium Haul Deliveries
EHang Holdings Restricted (Nasdaq: EH), the world’s main autonomous aerial car (“AAV”) expertise platform firm, has unveiled the EHang 216L. EHang’s heavy carry drone is right for short-to-medium-haul air logistics – each in cities and rural areas.
The EHang 216L can carry a payload of 200kg – about 440 kilos – which EHang says is, so far as they know, the biggest payload for multi-rotor AAVs.
“The EHang 216L is one other good utility of its world-leading AAV expertise platform in addressing actual market wants reminiscent of logistics,” says an EHang press launch. EHang has been agile to find purposes for his or her signature passenger drones that may be applied at this time, earlier than infrastructure and regulation to help city air mobility (UAM) is extensively out there. In parallel with creating ground-breaking passenger drone purposes in China, reminiscent of aerial sightseeing excursions, they’re creating purposes together with firefighting, ambulance drones, search and rescue and cargo supply.
“…the EHang 216L opens up extra industrial alternatives for the corporate in numerous city and rural short-to-medium-haul aerial logistics use instances that require frequent and point-to-point flight duties,” says the press launch. The EHang 216L might be utilized by the power business to resupply offshore oil rigs autonomously, for logistics in worldwide ports, or for all kinds of different purposes.
“In line with Frost & Sullivan, the city air mobility (“UAM”) international logistics market may attain US$46 billion by 2023 (an estimated CAGR of 740%),” says the EHang press launch. “China is projected to be the biggest regional market on this planet in 2023, accounting for 45% of the worldwide logistics UAM market.”
“We’re thrilled to unveil one other new model of AAV following the EHang 216F,” says EHang’s Founder, Chairman and CEO Hu Huazhi. “The EHang 216L will meet the demand for heavy-lift AAVs for short-to-medium-haul aerial logistics. With growing payloads and flight ranges, aerial logistics is anticipated to be one of many preliminary industrial purposes of AAVs because it has larger efficiencies however decrease emissions than the standard floor transportation. The launch of the EHang 216L additionally enhances our present aerial logistics AAV portfolio, which consists of the medium-sized Falcon B and the small-sized GD 2.0X. It additionally permits us to satisfy buyer wants in numerous aerial logistics use instances.”
To observe the demo video of EHang 216L, please go to: https://youtu.be/IpjEIm_d30w