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.
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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.
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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.
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This is an online webinar held by Eurocontrol recently about Air Cargo with Host Philip Hughes and speakers Hugh Flynn, Erik Lindbergh and Charles Tavner.
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The BOOSTLOG project, commencing in 2021, is a 3 year project funded by the EU through HORIZON 2020, aiming to boost the impact generated from EU funded R&I projects to contribute to EU policy objectives, address societal challenges and increase EU’s competitiveness.
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The DRONAMICS European Droneport Network is the world’s first cargo droneport network and includes private airports and airport groups operating more than 35 airports in 11 European countries, connecting 300 million people with a low-cost same-day cargo service. DRONAMICS will operate same-day flights within the network using its proprietary DRONAMICS “Black Swan” large cargo drones, each with a capacity of 350 kg and range of up to 2,500 km, reducing time, cost and emissions by up to 80% compared to traditional air cargo.
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The year 2020 will be remembered – not in the last place by the aviation community – as a year in which much of public life came to a standstill. Also PUCA has gone through rough times, catalyzed by the sudden illness of its chairman and driving force Hans Heerkens.
Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (UCA) can be both cheaper to operate and more productive than manned cargo aircraft. Continue reading “The future of Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (VIDEO)”