Matternet Cargo Drones Are Currently Used to Deliver Life-Saving Drugs in Malawi

On the final day of the World Cargo Symposium, the future of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the industry was a hot topic, especially following a morning presentation by Matternet, a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of drones that are currently being uded to deliver life-saving drugs to remote field clinics in Malawi. Continue reading “Matternet Cargo Drones Are Currently Used to Deliver Life-Saving Drugs in Malawi”

Straightline Aviation to Buy $480mn Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships for Oil & Gas Cargo Transport

Officials at Straightline Aviation (SLA), an aviation-services company in Stourbridge, England, have signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships with a potential value of approximately $480 million, from Hybrid Enterprises, Lockheed Martin’s Hybrid Airship reseller. Continue reading “Straightline Aviation to Buy $480mn Lockheed Martin Hybrid Airships for Oil & Gas Cargo Transport”