China’s drone newcomer Tengoen Technology has ambitious plans

Tengoen

China’s drone newcomer Tengoen Technology has ambitious plans

China’s drone newcomer Tengoen Technology (also spelled Tengdun) has ambitious plans. The company promises to market armed drones for purchase. It also promises to build the world’s biggest cargo drone. That’s quite a slate for a company that was only founded in 2016. Continue reading “China’s drone newcomer Tengoen Technology has ambitious plans”

Four years after Amazon introduced the idea, big aerospace companies are finally revealing their own cargo drone prototypes (Video)

cargo drone

Four years after Amazon introduced the idea, big aerospace companies are finally revealing their own cargo drone prototypes

Using unmanned aerial vehicles for door-to-door deliveries seemed like a laughable pipe dream when Amazon tossed out the fanciful idea on 60 Minutes in December 2013. But some very important people didn’t find the concept so far-fetched. Continue reading “Four years after Amazon introduced the idea, big aerospace companies are finally revealing their own cargo drone prototypes (Video)”

Boeing unveils new electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing multi-copter UAV (video)

Boeing eVTOL

Boeing unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (Boeing eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing’s autonomy technology for future aerospace vehicles. It is designed to transport a payload up to 500 pounds for possible future cargo and logistics applications.

“This flying cargo air vehicle represents another major step in our Boeing eVTOL strategy,” said Boeing Chief Technology Officer Greg Hyslop. “We have an opportunity to really change air travel and transport, and we’ll look back on this day as a major step in that journey.” Continue reading “Boeing unveils new electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing multi-copter UAV (video)”