The European Union Aviation Safety Agency published the world’s first guidance for the design of vertiports

easa

The ground infrastructure needed for the safe operation of Urban Air Mobility services such as air taxis in locations across Europe, including in urban areas.

The Prototype Technical Design Specifications for Vertiports offers guidance to urban planners and local decision-makers as well as industry to enable the safe design of vertiports that will serve these new types of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, which are already at an advanced stage of development.

Continue reading “The European Union Aviation Safety Agency published the world’s first guidance for the design of vertiports”

Drone Delivery Canada expands test and commercialization activities

canada

The so-called Commercialization Centre is on approximately 100 acres west of the Company’s main office and will be operational in November. DDC will maintain a permanent facility there with dedicated staff and will scale with Company growth.

The Condor is currently the Company’s largest drone with an expected range of 200km (124mi) and a payload capacity of 180kg (396lb) and is fully integrated with the Company’s patented and award-winning FLYTE software system.

Continue reading “Drone Delivery Canada expands test and commercialization activities”

Malta will be the European base of operations for DRONAMICS

malta

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 2022.

Continue reading “Malta will be the European base of operations for DRONAMICS”

DHL Express & Pen Aviation seal a strategic partnership to participate in cargo drone delivery

partnership

They have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to commercialize time-critical goods deliveries with unmanned aerial vehicles, leveraging PEN UAS-based solutions. This initiative is in partnership with Raya Airways as the cargo drone operator.

DHL will participate in a Proof of Commercialization (POC) by the end of 2021 to demonstrate the commercial viability of time-critical cargo drone delivery for port logistics missions, focusing on the maritime industry.

Continue reading “DHL Express & Pen Aviation seal a strategic partnership to participate in cargo drone delivery”

Skyports and Kencoa Aerospace announce BVLOS cargo drone project in Korea

skyports kencoa

Skyports, an enabler of cargo drone deliveries and advanced air mobility (AAM) infrastructure, and Kencoa Aerospace, a Korea-based global aerospace solution supplier and manufacturer, have announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement cargo drone deliveries to and on South Korea’s Jeju Island.

Continue reading “Skyports and Kencoa Aerospace announce BVLOS cargo drone project in Korea”

Meituan Unveils Self-Developed Drone Model, Plans for Drone Logistics Network

logistics network

Meituan introduced a new, self-developed drone model and announced plans for a drone logistics network pilot program in Shanghai. The announcement was made at the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai, where Meituan demonstrated how drones and delivery riders could conceivably work together to deliver orders.

Continue reading “Meituan Unveils Self-Developed Drone Model, Plans for Drone Logistics Network”