Ehang, a Chinese drone company, announced a new product at CES it’s calling the Ehang 184, an all electric quadcopter scaled up from a drone so that it’s large enough to carry a passenger. Ehang says the 184, which is all electric, can carry a single passenger up to 10 miles or roughly 23 minutes of flight. The person in the cockpit doesn’t do any piloting, they just input their destination. Ehang has no plans to fly it in the US, where it hasn’t been tested or approved as airworthy by the FAA and it easy to be sceptical about the company’s claims. Read more in Ben Popper’s full article by clicking the link below.
Ehang Displays Passenger-Carrying Drone at CES (The Verge)