EHang 216 is an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle developed by the Chinese company EHang. It is designed to be a passenger drone, capable of carrying up to two people in a fully autonomous flight mode.
The EHang 216 features eight propellers, four on each arm, and is powered by 16 electric motors. The vehicle has a maximum flight time of around 21 minutes, and can reach a maximum altitude of 500 meters (1,640 feet).
The EHang 216 has undergone extensive testing and has obtained certifications from various aviation authorities, including the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The vehicle has also completed a number of successful demonstration flights, including a passenger flight test on February 17th in Japan.
Overall, the EHang 216 represents an exciting new development in the field of autonomous aerial transportation, and could have significant implications for the future of urban mobility.