Ehang 184

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Ehang 184

Post by fechter » Jul 26 2017 2:50pm

Ehang 184 AAV is the safest,Smartest and Eco-Friendly low altitude autonomous aerial vehicle, aiming on providing Medium-Short Distance communication and transportation solution.


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Re: Ehang 184

Post by spinningmagnets » Jul 26 2017 3:03pm

Normally I think carbon-fiber and titanium is often seen for tech fanbois who just want to show off, but...for this I think those would be very helpful to shave every possible ounce.

"hot-swapping" battery packs is something I don't think will ever catch on for personal car EV's, but for this, I'm certain it should be designed so the battery is swapped-out every time it lands, automatically. An auto-landing feature could easily have it land in a fairly precise spot, and facing a specific direction.

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Re: Ehang 184

Post by craneplaneguy » Jul 29 2017 4:10pm

That ground personal has faith in the design, I wouldn't get that close to those rotors unless I was REAL sure the pilot had it under full control! Yeah, every ounce counts in aircraft.

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Re: Ehang 184

Post by fechter » Jul 29 2017 4:16pm

It does look super-scary and you couldn't pay me to ride in one, but amazing they actually made something that works. Like a giant drone you can sit in.
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