Since 2014, AHS International has been leading a series of workshops on Transformative Vertical Flight (TVF), building a community of aerospace professionals that includes technical, regulatory and business elements, and exploring the potential for new forms of air transportation systems with innovative propulsion systems. The focus has been on systems that embody combinations of on-demand, electric and… [read more]
Utility drone built by Singular Aircraft to start US flight tests A company in Wyoming has secured FAA approval to start flight tests with a large twin-engine drone, the Flyox Mark II, built by Singular Aircraft of Barcelona, Spain. The amphibious drone has a 35-foot wingspan and can carry up to 4,000 pounds of water for… [read more]
Dubai-based startup development firm Eniverse has unveiled the DoorBox, a fully automated receiving box that will be placed receive deliveries from drones. In November, Eniverse announced that it had teamed up with Fetchr and San Francisco-based drone delivery firm Skycart to deliver the first autonomous drone delivery service in the region.
Dorado drones – next “UBER” on blockchain for on-demand deliveries The next-generation on-demand delivery company Dorado, has revealed that it plans to raise $69M via its ICO. Dorado has already ‘pre-heated the oven” by raising $4M from institutional investors, including the ICO-focused Goldfish Fund, and it plans to offer the remaining allocation to the general… [read more]
Drone Delivery Canada starts testing Raven X1400 cargo delivery drone The Raven X1400 delivery drone is engineered to provide pay load capacities of up to 25lbs and designed to fly approximately 60km. The Raven X1400 boasts a larger payload compared to DDC’s Sparrow X1000 drone which had its Declaration of Compliance accepted by Transport Canada… [read more]
Global Survey on Drone Operations – Results Are Now Available This worldwide survey on drone operations was kicked off in 8 languages in July 2017. The objective was to propose a segmentation of the non-military drone application sectors (commercial & non-commercial), as well as a categorization of drone flight mission purposes taking place in these… [read more]