Delivery

Navy Drones Supply MREs and Ammo

Navy Drones Supply MREs and Ammo

While we aren’t downplaying the importance of drones delivering your pizza in record time, the Navy has found a critical role for “fast food” UAVs: bringing MREs and ammunition to its forces. Last month at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, the Navy held a Tactical Resupply Unmanned Aircraft System (TRUAS) competition for drones could autonomously […]
Ice Cream Now – Drone Delivery Service

Ice Cream Now – Drone Delivery Service

Terra Drone Corporation and the British-Dutch transnational consumer goods giant Unilever have joined forces to explore drone-delivery of ice creams in New York. In a program undertaken at Unilever’s recent annual investor event,Ben & Jerry’s ice cream cups were delivered to a pre-decided destination by drone. The demo was conducted as part of Unilever’s ice […]

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Swiss Post Up & Flying (Again)

Swiss Post Up & Flying (Again)

The Swiss Post delivery system has resumed after being suspended in August 2019 for two drone crashes. After a review by an independent board of experienced aviation specialists, Michel Guillaume, one of the members of the review board, said, “Swiss Post and Matternet [the U.S. company that maintains the fleet] maintain high safety standards and […]
Hydrogen-Powered Drone Makes 43-Mile Medical Delivery

Hydrogen-Powered Drone Makes 43-Mile Medical Delivery

A collaboration between drone consulting group Guinn Partners, Skyfire Consulting, the US Department of Health and Doosan Mobility Innovation proved that a DS-30 aircraft with a temperature-controlled payload system was a feasible option for long-range drone delivery. A release from Guinn Partners reads, in part, “Members of our team at Guinn Partners worked with Doosan […]

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Alphabet’s Wing is the first FAA-approved drone air carrier

Alphabet’s Wing is the first FAA-approved drone air carrier

There is little doubt that the future of drones includes uncrewed aircraft delivery services. From online ordering to life-saving medications, our skies will soon teem with drones. Several of the world’s leading companies have been in a race against each other to be the first to provide a drone delivery service. Over the last few […]
Uber Eats Takes Off

Uber Eats Takes Off

Check out the new drone Uber Eats will be flying in official test runs in 2020! The six rotors can change position for vertical takeoffs and landings and can carry meals for up two people. Its battery can handle a 12-mile round trip, about an 18-minute flight. Uber will use its airspace management system, Elevate […]

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DroneDek: Mailbox on Steroids

DroneDek: Mailbox on Steroids

DroneDek says it has been awarded a U.S. patent for what it describes as “last-mile drone delivery.” The company claims that it will “disrupt the parcel, package and mail delivery industry by leveraging several patent claims…that combine to make it a ‘mailbox on steroids.’” DroneDek aims to solve drone delivery by offering ultimate convenience. Shipping […]
UPS Flight Forward

UPS Flight Forward

UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc. just announced it has received the U.S. government’s first full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The company will initially expand its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around the country, and to provide solutions for customers beyond those in the healthcare industry. UPS Flight […]

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DHL & EHang Join Forces

DHL & EHang Join Forces

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express delivery service provider, and the world’s leading intelligent autonomous aerial vehicle company EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle the last-mile delivery challenges in the urban areas of China. The launch ceremony was held […]
Drone Delivery Canada Grows

Drone Delivery Canada Grows

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Air Canada effective May 29, 2019 whereby Air Canada Cargo will market and sell DDC’s drone delivery services in Canada using Air Canada Cargo’s marketing and sales platforms and resources. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement and subject to DDC obtaining required regulatory approvals, DDC will […]
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