Drones in the Transport System: Acceptability and Integration

A report published by the International Transport Forum. This report presents policy options for the successful integration of drones into the transport system. How can countries reap the benefits of drone transport while limiting risks? The report examines concerns about the acceptability, efficiency and sustainability of drone transport. The analysis covers passenger and freight drones …

State Farm selected for Federal Aviation Administration UAS pilot program

State Farm, the leading property and casualty insurer in the United States, is part of an elite team selected for the FAA Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP). The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced their selection of teams for the multi-year program following a competitive application process. State Farm is the only insurance …

NASA successfully flies first Large Unmanned Aircraft in public airspace without chase plane (Video)

NASA successfully flies first Large Unmanned Aircraft in public airspace without chase plane (Video) NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft on Tuesday. This historic flight moves the United States one step …

Drone Delivery Canada successfully completes first test flight in United States

Drone Delivery Canada successfully completes first test flight in United States Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ , is pleased to report the Company completed a series of successful test flights during the week of March 5th, 2018 in the United States of America at the Griffiss International Airport located in Rome, New York. “Testing …

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

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 …

Platform UCA welcomes new member Tokiomarine Kiln

Platform UCA welcomes new member Tokiomarine Kiln About Tokiomarine Kiln Tokio Marine Kiln is a leading international insurer with a reputation for underwriting excellence, great people and innovative products. We are part of the Tokio Marine Group, one of the world’s largest insurance companies. We empower more than 900 employees in 20 cities around the …