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EHang certified EH216-S debut commercial flight demonstrations in Guangzhou and Hefei

EHang certified EH216-S completed debut commercial flight demonstrations in Guangzhou and Hefei respectively. The first EH216-S passenger-carrying unmanned aerial vehicle system which has obtained the world first standard airworthiness certificate, has been successfully delivered to ETON, an intelligent aviation technology subsidiary of Guangzhou Development District Communications Inves...

Shenzhen Bao'an District and EHang launched UAM operation demonstration center at OH Bay

Following the strategic partnership with the Shenzhen Bao’an District Government, EHang launched UAM Operation Demonstration Center at OH Bay. This UAM Center covers a total area of approximately 4,600 square meters, hosting a comprehensive set of facilities including a bespoke eVTOL vertiport for EHang passenger-carrying pilotless eVTOL aircraft EH216-S, hangars, a comma...

EH216-S obtains standard airworthiness certificate from CAAC; delivery to customer in Guangzhou

EHang EH216-S passenger-carrying UAV system has obtained the standard Airworthiness Certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. It marks the first of its kind globally for the cutting-edge pilotless passenger-carrying eVTOL aircraft. The certified EH216-S, produced at EHang’ Yunfu Production Base, adheres to the Type Certificate issued by the CAAC in...

MTU Maintenance signs LEAP-1A maintenance contract with SriLankan Airlines

MTU Maintenance has signed a five-year LEAP-1A maintenance, repair and overhaul contract with SriLankan Airlines, building on the two companies’ existing relationship that has also covered V2500 engines and leasing support. The work will be carried out at MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, the 50/50 joint venture with China Southern Airlines, which, among other models, specializes in MRO services...

Supporting sustainable regional aviation in China - Deutsche Aircraft debut at Aero Asia 2023

Deutsche Aircraft made its debut at Aero Asia 2023. German aircraft manufacturer aims to provide sustainable regional connections with the D328 legacy aircraft and the new D328eco, the 40-seater sustainable turboprop. According to market forecasts, the Chinese aviation market will require 20% of the world’s commercial aircraft in the next 20 years.  Ryan Ding, China Regional Dir...

CITIC Offshore Helicopter & Lilium partners to launch eVTOL network in China Greater Bay Area

Lilium and CITIC Offshore Helicopter signed a MoU on strategic collaborate to establish of an eVTOL operation network in China, starting with the Greater Bay Area. As part of the agreement, Lilium and COHC will work together to develop services in the region based on market demand, and eventually offer regular eVTOL services. This will initially commence in the Greate...

CFM LEAP-1A engines to power 40 Xiamen Airlines’ Airbus aircraft

Xiamen Airlines and CFM International signed a purchase agreement for LEAP-1A engines, to power its 15 A321neo and 25 A320neo aircraft, including spare engines. CFM International has also signed a services agreement for the carrier’s LEAP-1B and CFM56-7B fleets. Xiamen Airlines has been a CFM customer since 1992, when it purchased its first CFM56-powered Boeing 737-500 aircraf...

RECARO Aircraft Seating celebrates 10 years in China, completes Phase III facility expansion

RECARO Aircraft Seating celebrated 10 years of success at its facility in Qingdao, China. A celebration unfolded, complete with a vibrant dragon and lion dance performance, symbolizing strength and good fortune. The event also featured the planting of a Golden Osmanthus tree, a powerful representation of the enduring values and legacy of RECARO. In parallel with the 10-year ann...

EHang continues to promote operations and commercial deployment of EH216-S

EHang is progressing towards obtaining the Production Certificate and Airworthiness Certificate for EH216-S with the full support from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Under the guidance of the CAAC Central and Southern Regional Administration, EHang is steadily moving towards obtaining the PC and producing EH216-S according to its Type Certificate . Notably, documentatio...

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai and MAB Engineering sign MoU for on-site services

MTU Maintenance Zhuhai signed a MoU with MAB Engineering to support the setup of an engine on-site services facility in cooperation with the Malaysian service provider. Under the agreement, MTU Maintenance Zhuhai will provide its technical expertise and guidance to support the management of the project. This includes consultation on the required qualifications, certifications a...

EH216-S passenger-carrying UAV type certified by Civil Aviation Administration of China

EHang self-developed passenger-carrying EH216-S UAV has obtained the type certificate officially issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China. This demonstrates that the EH216-S model design fully complies with CAAC safety standards and airworthiness requirements, and that the EH216-S is qualified for conducting passenger-carrying UAV commercial operations.&nb...

EHang delivers 5 Units of EH216-S AAVs to Boling in Shenzhen

EHang delivered five units of EH216-S to a new customer, Shenzhen Boling Holding Group, as part of Boling’s plan to purchase up to 100 units of EH216-S from EHang. Boling’s purchase of up to an additional 95 units of EH216-S is conditioned upon EHang’s receipt of the EH216-S type certification from the CAAC and subject to the parties’ further agreement on details such...