Airport Regions Council is member of Platform UCA

Airport Regions Council is the association of regional and local authorities with an airport situated within or near their territories. ARC represents the interests of its members and brings together a wide range of expertise at the interface of airports and air transport with local and regional policies. A common concern is to maximise the …

Factsheet 2: The role of regional airports and specialized landing strips

Benefits and challenges of operating unmanned cargo aircraft The unmanned cargo aircraft (UCA) envisioned for the medium-term future have a payload of 2 to 20 tonnes and a range of 1000-10,000 km. Their cruising speed of around 450 km/h gives them low landing speeds and their propeller propulsion provides good acceleration during tale-off and braking …

DRONAMICS will unveil first production Black Swan aircraft

Ushering in a new era for the global freight industry with an advanced new concept in airfreight that pushes the limit of what’s possible. At 19:30 CET, at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria, DRONAMICS will reveal to the world The Black Swan – an advanced unmanned airplane that is the most fuel-efficient cargo airplane ever built.

Malta will be the European base of operations for DRONAMICS

DRONAMICS today unveiled the first base of operations in Europe for its unmanned drone logistics service. After a detailed selection process with multiple national civil aviation authorities and leading customers in Europe, the DRONAMICS team has selected Malta as its first European operation base to provide same-day delivery service with the Black Swan drone in …

Universal Hydrogen sets foot in Europe with new R&D Centre in Toulouse

Hydrogen is the only viable and scalable solution for decarbonizing aviation and it is the most weight-efficient energy carrier and aerospace is the most weight-sensitive vertical. But the biggest impediment to hydrogen aviation has been lack of infrastructure. By Using their modular capsule technology, hydrogen is transported and distributed via the existing global freight network. …

PUCA is strategic partner of the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference

Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (UCA) get more and more attention. UCA offer the potential to transport loads of 1 kg to 10 tons or more over both short and long distances, on routes that are unfeasible or uneconomical for other modes of transport. During the conference, internationally renowned speakers will introduce UCA development projects, potential applications …

DRONAMICS Announces International drone delivery network

The DRONAMICS European Droneport Network is the world’s first cargo droneport network and includes private airports and airport groups operating more than 35 airports in 11 European countries, connecting 300 million people with a low-cost same-day cargo service. DRONAMICS will operate same-day flights within the network using its proprietary DRONAMICS “Black Swan” large cargo drones, …