Drone Delivery

Skyports in Scotland Collaborates on “Space Enabled” Drone D…

Drone delivery service provider Skyports in Scotland has collaborated with technology communications company Vodafone and digital consultants Deloitte to deliver medical supplies and samples for the NHS by drone, enabling COVID response efforts. “The live flights will take place later this year and will use mobile connectivity and space-based technology,” says …

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Drone Delivery Canada Is Coming to America

Courtesy of DDC One of Canada’s top drone delivery companies is “Coming to America” (FYI: Not an Eddie Murphy sequel). This week, Drone Delivery Canada launched the first steps to soar into the U.S. market, sparking discussions with potential American partners. A company spokesperson said several companies had expressed interest …

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Public Opinion of Drone Delivery? New Study Finds Most Germa…

Public opinion of drone delivery and air taxis is a major hurdle for the industry, as organizations from hospital networks to Walmart try to utilze the benefits of faster, contactless, on demand delivery.  A new study by German research collaborative Sky Limits indicates that German citizens, at least, aren’t ready …

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Wing Made History in Drone Delivery. That’s Not All They Do:…

Google spin-off Wing has made history in drone delivery.  As the first recipient of a Part 135 certificate to operate as a commercial drone airline in the U.S., they’ve brought drone delivery out of the realm of emergencies and made it available to consumers: delivering local food, products, drugstore supplies …

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Drone Delivery of Library Books: Wing’s Newest Application M…

image: Wing COVID-19 has brought consumer drone delivery to the attention of many looking for ways to receive critical supplies without personal contact.  The drone delivery of library books might be one of the best applications yet. Google spin-off Wing was the first company in the U.S. to receive authorization to …

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New Ideas: Young Architect Imagines the Urban Droneport as a…

New technology drives new ideas in every industry: and in this guest post, a young architect’s passion project imagines how drone technology and architecture can combine to offer a response to the current – and any future – crisis.  This innovative concept of an urban droneport and the motivations behind …

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Drones in India: BVLOS Drone Delivery for Food and Medicine

The Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has just taken a major step forward to promote drones in India.  Just a year after India announced that they would allow experimental drone flights beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS), two consortia, both led by ANRA technologies, have been granted exemptions to …

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Last Mile Drone Delivery: Testing the Limits of Commercial O…

Two months ago, in early April, a group of dedicated pilots gathered on a vacant college campus to test the boundaries of last mile drone delivery, operating under current Part 107 rules.  Flying hundreds of flights over three days, the pilots worked to test every aspect of commercial package delivery …

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