Two days ago, it was reported that on January 16, Guangxi Lianchuang EHang Aviation Technology Co., Ltd. signed agreement with Lichuan city, Hubei province for aviation industry projects with fixed asset investment exceeding 1 billion yuan.
Today on January 18, Enshi Daily reported more specifics of the aviation projects in the city.
According to the agreement, Lianchuang EHang will invest 120 million yuan worth of equipment in the first phase for the production and assembly of EH216 manned UAVs, LC300 emergency rescue heavy-duty transport UAVs and GD3.0 cluster performance drones. A batch of cluster performance drones are planned to be assembled and rolled off the assembly line by the end of May.
Lianchuang EHang will also assist Lichuan to compile the “Citywide Aviation Industry Development Plan”, assist Lichuan to build the first general aviation airport, lay out the city’s manned and unmanned UAV emergency rescue take-off and landing points and comprehensive coordination command center, etc., expand the smart city management centered on the application of UAVs, and strive to build Lichuan into a comprehensive demonstration city for the general aviation industry in Hubei province.
It is understood that Lianchuang EHang will also cooperate with the city’s state-owned enterprises to give full play to the “aviation +” advantages. The investment is no less than 1 billion yuan to build a full-regional tourism distribution center and aviation resort town in Lichuan, carry out low-altitude tourism, emergency rescue, aviation research and other project operations, further enrich the tourism industry in Lichuan, improve the quality of summer vacation and health care tourism, and help Lichuan create a ” Wellness Destination” and “Vacation Paradise”.
The projects are planned to settle in Lichuan Economic Development Zone, Dongcheng Sub-district Office, Tuanbao Town, Nanping Township, Wangying Town and other places.