Health Condition Monitoring, new online service launched by “SafeDrone by Lufthansa Technik”

Health Condition Monitoring, new online service launched by “SafeDrone by Lufthansa Technik” “SafeDrone by Lufthansa Technik” is on the verge of launching a new online service, Health Condition Monitoring (HCM), allowing manufacturers and users to monitor the technical condition of their drones after a mission is completed. This proven procedure from manned flight is now… [read more]

Airbus, Singpost to conduct joint research and trials on drone delivery

Airbus, Singpost to conduct joint research and trials on drone delivery Drones buzzing around the island delivering small parcels may soon become a reality, as Singapore Post inked an agreement on Tuesday (April 18) with Airbus Helicopters to conduct research and trials on drone delivery. The agreement makes SingPost a partner under Airbus Helicopter’s Skyways… [read more]

Drone Delivery Canada teams up with University of Toronto to co-develop vision-based navigation solution for UAVs

Drone Delivery Canada teams up with University of Toronto to co-develop vision-based navigation solution for UAVs Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has signed a sponsored research and collaboration agreement with Canada’s University of Toronto and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to jointly develop a vision-based navigation solution for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones. To… [read more]

IKEA considering drones for inventory management in Dubai distribution centre

IKEA considering drones for inventory management in Dubai distribution centre IKEA is considering the use of drones for inventory management in its Dubai South distribution centre, Abdelaziz Kadri, managing director, IKEA Distribution Services DWC, tells ArabianSupplyChain.com. “The IKEA Distribution Centre is one of the largest of its kind in the region, with a capacity to… [read more]

FAA forecasts continued growth in air transportation in next 20 years

FAA forecasts continued growth in air travel in next 20 years. The FAA released its annual Aerospace Forecast Report Fiscal Years 2017 to 2037, which projects sustained and continued growth in nearly every aspect of air transportation from general aviation private flying to large commercial airline passenger levels. In commercial air travel, Revenue Passenger Miles… [read more]

Canadian company plans the country’s first commercial drone-delivery operation

Canadian company plans the country’s first commercial drone-delivery operation A Canadian company is expanding its unmanned test flights with plans to be the country’s first commercial drone-delivery operation by next year. Drone Delivery Canada of Ontario will soon begin flight trials at the Foremost Aerodrome in Alberta, headquarters of the Foremost Centre for Unmanned Systems… [read more]