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DroneUp Acquires AirMap Drone Operations at Scale

DroneUp acquires AirMap: combining global airspace management with DroneUp’s network, fleet, and infrastructure. Tom Walker, DroneUp’s CEO, doesn’t do things by halves. DroneUp has grown swiftly as a drone services provider; developing proprietary software, infrastructure, and a robust, well-trained pilot network.  They’ve been instrumental in defining the boundaries of what …

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DroneUp Walmart Drone Delivery Service

Walmart drone delivery is rapidly becoming a reality.  In partnership with drone technology and services provider DroneUp Walmart drone delivery is launching three full-time DroneUp airport “Hubs.” “The first operation has already taken flight at a Walmart Neighborhood Market in Farmington, Arkansas,” says a DroneUp press release. The “hubs” will …

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Coke, DroneUp and Walmart Team Up on Launch

image courtesy Coca-Cola Company The world’s largest retailer is actively pursuing drone delivery, exploring residential delivery applications all over the country.  This week, beverage giant Coca-Cola is teaming up with drone services provider DroneUp and Walmart to launch the new Coca-Cola with Coffee – delivering samples to residents of Coffee …

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DroneUp’s Waiver for Flight Over People

Drone services company DroneUp has been approved for an industry-first FAA Waiver for flight over people and moving vehicles to support drone delivery of COVID-19 test kits anywhere in the U.S. Scaling drone delivery throughout the country will require flight over people and moving vehicles, something that U.S. drone regulations …

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NATO’s Autonomous Drone Delivery Experiment Works

DroneUp and NATO Allied Command Transformation performed an experiment to prove a new and innovative way of resupplying soldiers on the battlefield.  The experiment proved that autonomous drone delivery works. “DroneUp recently partnered with North Atlantic Treaty Organization Allied Command Transformation, Joint Force Development Directorate, Operational Experimentation branch in an …

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Drone Delivery of COVID-19 tests to your home

The current crisis is providing the opportunity for historic – potentially paradigm-shifting – new projects.  Retail giant Walmart has announced another new drone delivery project: one that brings the capabilities of drone technology during a crisis right to people’s doorstep.  DroneUp, Quest Diagnostics, and Walmart have partnered on drone delivery …

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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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