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Delivery Drones To Use Circular Runways

Delivery Drones To Use Circular RunwaysNLR

Delivery Drones To Use Circular Runways A recent news article published on BBC indicate that delivery drones might be getting circular runways. The Dutch engineer behind the idea for circular runways at airports has revealed plans to build a test runway for unmanned delivery drones. Henk Hesselink is collaborating with Valkenburg airport, a disused naval base near The Hague, which has ambitions to…

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Drone Delivery Canada Achieves Compliant UAV Status

Drone Delivery Canada Achieves Compliant UAV StatusDrone Delivery Canada

Drone Delivery Canada Achieves Compliant UAV Status with Transport Canada for Its Sparrow Cargo Delivery Drone Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has announced that Transport Canada has accepted the Company’s Declaration of Compliance for the X1000 Sparrow cargo delivery drone.  This unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is now compliant with the Transport Canada UAS standard. The Sparrow is the first cargo delivery drone…

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Will This Amazon Drone Self Destruct?

Amazon patents self-destructing drone that falls apart in an emergencyAmazon

Will This Amazon Drone Self Destruct In An Emergency? Recent news reports indicate that Amazon has patented a self-destructing drone that falls apart in an emergency. One of the big worries about delivery drones is what happens if something goes wrong mid-delivery? We don’t want people’s parcels (or the drones carrying them) falling from the sky, causing damage and injury. Well, Amazon thinks…

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Mercedes Plans More Drone Deliveries

Mercedes Plans More Drone DeliveriesDaimler AG

After 100+ Perfect Flights, Mercedes Plans More Drone Deliveries An interesting article was published in Bloomberg Technology regarding Mercedes-Benz and drone delivery. Mercedes-Benz, after conducting the biggest test using drones to ship everyday items, said: “the mini aircraft completed 100 drop-offs to strategically placed vans in Zurich with a perfect safety record and more deliveries are planned for next year”. About 50 individual…

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New Electric Van Features Drone Delivery Option

New Electric Van Features Drone Delivery OptionWorkhorse Group

New Workhorse Electric Van Features Drone Delivery Option Workhorse Group, a provider of electric mobility solutions to the commercial transportation sector, is taking drone delivery to the next level. The company introduced the electric W-15 pickup, and now it’s unveiled an electric van for delivery drivers, featuring an optional integrated HorseFly Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Package Delivery System. The Workhorse…

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Agreement for Drone Delivery Development

Agreement for Drone Delivery DevelopmentDrone Delivery Canada

Drone Delivery Canada and Wolseley Canada Sign Agreement for Drone Delivery Development Ontario based drone technology company Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has announced it has signed an agreement with Wolseley Canada Inc. to collaborate on the potential implementation of a drone delivery solution to expand Wolseley Canada’s distribution capabilities. DDC is a publicly listed company trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange focuses on the design, development,…

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Emergency Defibrillator Drone Delivery Program

Emergency Defibrillator Drone Delivery ProgramFlirtey

New Emergency Defibrillator Drone Delivery Program From Flirtey Drone delivery service, Flirtey announced an exciting new partnership with REMSA, a community-integrated emergency medical services provider, to launch the first automated external defibrillator (AED) drone delivery service in the United States. Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of natural death in America, with more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cases each year, according to the American…

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Introducing The New Matternet Station

Matternet Unveils the Matternet StationMatternet

Matternet Unveils the Matternet Station Matternet, a leading developer of an advanced technology platform for on-demand aerial delivery, has announced the Matternet Station. The Metternet Station enables fully-automated ground operations for Matternet customer networks. It’s the third and final technology component for enabling Matternet’s vision of distributed, peer- to- peer logistics networks. It is integrated with Matternet’s autonomous M2 Drone…

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AHA and Flytrex Take On Drone Delivery

Flytrex Take On Drone Delivery in IcelandFlytrex

Flytrex Take On Drone Delivery in Iceland Big things are happening over at Flytrex, the urban drone delivery service for businesses. As the company takes on drone delivery in Iceland, they point out the biggest and most complicated issue, regulations. Gaining the proper approval is a daunting task, taking time, effort and patience. In some cases, however, it can be nearly impossible. It looks…

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Walmart Wants to Take on Amazon

Walmart Wants to Take on Amazon With Flying WarehousesGetty Images

Walmart Wants to Take on Amazon With Flying Warehouses Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has opened a new front in its battle with Amazon.com Inc. The world’s largest retailer has applied for a U.S. patent for a floating warehouse that could make deliveries via drones, which would bring products from the aircraft down to shoppers’ homes. The blimp-style machine would fly at heights between 500…

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