Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist and special to CNBC.com.
The EHang184 can carry one passenger for flights up to 23 minutes.
The news comes as the 3-D printing company's share price has fallen 90 percent over the last year.
The layoffs at the 3-D printer company are in addition to the significant cuts made in April.
Boston's Oasys Water is pioneering a revolution in the wastewater treatment industry that could turn it on its head.