Droneport Solutions specialises in the delivery of turnkey droneports globally. What does this mean? You tell us where you need to be, how long you want to be there, how many people you want to cater for and your requirements for droneport operations and we take care of the rest.Continue reading “Droneport Solutions is new member of Platform UCA”
Mark Patrick Collins is a Ph.D student at Capitol Technology University and Associate Professor Unmanned Systems from Indiana State University. and is member of PUCA.
He is conducting a survey for his dissertation and would like your input. The aim of his research is to investigate the requirements for large unmanned cargo aircraft (LUCA) operations and to evaluate the anticipated needs of the FAA to support the integration of LUCA airline flights in the National Airspace Systems (NAS). This survey should not take longer than 15 minutes to complete.Continue reading “Help PUCA member with this survey.”
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”
These will fly between Warsaw and the towns of Pułtusk and Sochaczew.
After successful tests that began in autumn 2020, the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA), a state body, has allowed for regular shuttles starting on 17 February. Six or seven flights are planned daily.Continue reading “Three hospitals have launched Poland’s first regular long-haul drone delivery service”
Elroy Air, the company developing the first end-to-end autonomous vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aerial cargo system, unveiled its pre-production Chaparral aircraft today. The Chaparral can autonomously pick up 300-500 lbs of cargo and deliver it by air up to 300 miles, a capability that pushes beyond the limited payload capabilities of delivery drones and the airport infrastructure required of piloted air cargo options available today.Continue reading “Elroy Air Unveils Its Chaparral, a Hybrid-electric VTOL Cargo Aircraft”
This flight was part of a logistic demonstration in collaboration with Leonardo and Poste Italiane, the Italian postal service provider.
The eVTOL cargo drone FB3 with 100kg payload capability has been in commercial operation since 2020, when FlyingBasket received the first operational authorization to perform complex logistic missions in sparsely populated areas. Having accumulated ample experience as a drone operator across several European countries, FlyingBasket was distinctively the reliable choice for this pilot project.Continue reading “FlyingBasket performed first urban area flight operation with industrial cargo drone”
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published a proposal for Acceptable Means Compliance and Guidance Material (AMC & GM) to enable harmonised implementation of U-space airspaces and U-space services as well as certification of U-space service providers across the European airspaceContinue reading “EASA publishes proposal for implementation of U-space in Europe”
German drone delivery pioneer Wingcopter continues to fly high, announcing that it has received an investment from DRONE FUND. DRONE FUND is a Japan-based venture capital company specializing in drone and air mobility related startups. The investment is made out of DRONE FUND’s JPY 10 billion/USD 90 million strong third fund, called DRONE FUND III (officially DRONE FUND III Investment Limited Partnership), and comes in the run-up of Wingcopter’s Series B investment round. It is DRONE FUND’s first investment in eVTOL drone technology as well as its first investment in a German company.Continue reading “Wingcopter receives Investment from Japan-based DRONE FUND”
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.Continue reading “DRONAMICS will unveil first production Black Swan aircraft”
The FAA has decades of experience regulating the safety of manned aircraft but less than a decade regulating the safety aspects of unmanned aircraft in the NAS. This has caused the FAA to take a cautious approach to integrating unmanned aircraft into the NAS by integrating small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAV) before large unmanned aircraft.Continue reading “Large Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Airline Operation Requirements and National Airspace Integration”