Drone Delivery

Flytrex Funding Allows Company to Expand Drone Delivery

Flytrex Funding: Company Raises $40M to Expand Drone Delivery Services Across the US by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby On-demand drone delivery leader Flytrex has announced that it has raised $40 million in it’s Series C funding round, bringing its total funding to date to $60 million. The round, …

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Zipline Delivers for Walmart Drone Delivery Launches

Zipline delivers for Walmart: Instant Delivery Service Launches by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, Walmart and Zipline announced the launch of their new instant delivery service in Pea Ridge, Arkansas, where the service will make on-demand deliveries of select health and wellness and consumable items from the Walmart …

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Medical and Prescription Delivery by Zipline in Utah

Zipline and Intermountain Healthcare Partner for On-Demand Delivery: operating prescription delivery by Zipline in Utah. By DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Global instant logistics leader Zipline announced today the formation of a first-of-its-kind partnership with Intermountain Healthcare. Zipline and Intermountain Healthcare will collaborate in order to deliver prescriptions and …

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Drone Delivery Investment Wingcopter – DRONELIFE

 Expa, -a global network of startup founders led by Uber co-founder Garret Camp, has announced a strategic investment in Wingcopter. Drone delivery investment is growing, and award winning German company Wingcopter “not only develops and manufactures autonomous delivery drones, but also operates drone-delivery-as-a-service infrastructure. Whether deploying vital supplies, life-saving medicine, …

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Volocopter’s VoloDrone Electric Heavy Lift Aircraft

© Volocopter Volocopter’s VoloDrone Successfully Completes First Public Flight by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today at ITS Hamburg 2021, Volocopter’s electric heavy-lift VoloDrone completed its first public flight. Alongside international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter, the urban air mobility (UAM) pioneer, showcased VoloDrone’s seamless integration into the logistics …

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Long Range Cargo Drones Volansi Joins BEYOND Program

Volansi, a leading provider of long range cargo drones, has partnered with three of the nine participants in the FAA’s BEYOND program.  “Volansi is working directly with the ​North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), the North Dakota Department of Transportation and the University of Alaska Fairbanks for this effort,” says …

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Israeli Drone Delivery Pilot Demos GPS-Deprived Flight

The Israeli drone delivery pilot program has now demonstrated civil drone flights in GPS-denied environments, utilizing camera-based visual navigation. “The successful test will pave the way for autonomous drone delivery in Israel,” says a press release. The technology for autonomous drone flight is available: as is the technology for safe …

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