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Uber Seeks Approval for San Diego Drone Deliveries

Last-mile drone delivery in the United States is heating up with the addition of a request by Uber to operate a food service in San Diego. An application filed with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) by Luke Fischer, Head of Flight Operations for Uber Technologies affiliate Uber Elevate, Inc., follows

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Meal Drone Delivery Coming to North Carolina

A 50-year-old Triad aviation company, an Israeli start-up and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are preparing to test a program to deliver meals by drone. Rather than arriving at the front door like an order from TakeOut Central or Uber Eats, freshly prepared food will be lowered via cable

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Skyports, AZ Turnhout and City of Turnhout announce medical drone delivery agreement in Belgium

In September, drones will be used at AZ Turnhout to transport pathology samples and pharmaceuticals between the two major hospital sites during a unique trial project. AZ Turnhout, City of Turnhout and drone service provider Skyports will jointly test a new logistics service during which medical products will be transported

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Wing to Launch Air Delivery Program in Finland in June

In the coming weeks, Wing will begin delivering goods to residents of Helsinki, Finland. It’s a pilot we’re conducting in the city’s Vuosaari district, delivering fresh Finnish pastries, meatballs for two, and a range of other meals and snacks within minutes, via Wing aircraft. Vuosaari is an inspiring locale for

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DHL and Ehang Partner on Drone Deliveries in China

DHL Express and 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 today at the EHang Command and Control Center in Guangzhou, with

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DHL launches its first regular fully-automated and intelligent urban drone delivery service

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.

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Learn What Drones Hollywood’s Finest Filmmakers Are Using

There’s lots of ways to get people excited about drones. You can talk about the huge benefits they’re already bringing to industries like search and rescue, transportation of medical supplies, package delivery, and land inspection. You can show them some of the brilliant documentary drone filmmaking that’s capturing everything from

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Volans-i Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding

Volans-i, Inc., an on-demand aerial delivery business based in San Francisco, has raised $20 Million in Series A funding. The funding was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, who was the lead investor for Volans-i’s seed round funding, with support from Y Combinator. Volans-i builds and operates high-speed long-range drones for

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Governor Kim Beazley excited by Orbital UAV’s opportunity

PERTH, AUSTRALIA: Orbital Corporation Ltd (‘Orbital UAV’, ‘the Company’) was delighted to welcome The Honourable Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia to its Perth headquarters, as the Company continues to build its international business delivering world-class propulsion systems to the tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) market. Governor Beazley –

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Zing Integrates AirMap To Improve Drone Delivery Platform

Zing, a peer-­to­-peer drone delivery system, has integrated AirMap APIs to increase pilot situational awareness of the low ­altitude airspace. This will aid in the prevention of overflights and deliveries over sensitive locations and infrastructure, such as prisons, schools, and inside of controlled airspace. AirMap connects the world’s drones to

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Successful Kidney Transplant Saved By Drone Delivery

More and more, we’re seeing drones being developed for medical use. If the end goal is to improve the West’s drone infrastructure to the point that drone delivery becomes feasible, it’s a good way to start, since there’s clearly more incentive to improve the speed of transporting important medical supplies

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QinetiQ Wins C$51m Canadian Armed Forces Contract

QinetiQ has been awarded a C$51m (c£30m) contract to deliver unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that will drive enhanced situational awareness for the Canadian Armed Forces. The contract will be delivered from QinetiQ’s state-of-the-art unmanned vehicle manufacturing and operational facilities in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The vertical take-off UAS will provide Intelligence,

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SU establishes a new institute for autonomous systems policy

From self-driving cars to drone delivery systems, from robotic underwater vessels to smart-home technologies, the increasing reliance on autonomous systems poses complex social, ethical and legal questions that demand interdisciplinary, multi-faceted research. At Syracuse University’s inaugural Autonomous Systems Policy Symposium, Chancellor Kent D. Syverud today announces the establishment of a

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QinetiQ Wins C$51m Contract with the Canadian Armed Forces’ Unmanned Aircraft System Service program

QinetiQ has been awarded a C$51m (c£30m) contract to deliver unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that will drive enhanced situational awareness for the Canadian Armed Forces. The contract will be delivered from QinetiQ’s state-of-the-art unmanned vehicle manufacturing and operational facilities in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The vertical take-off UAS will provide Intelligence,

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Sky-Futures Acquired by ICR Integrity

ICR Integrity (ICR), has acquired Sky-Futures Partners Limited (Sky-Futures), a provider in delivering drone-based inspections and drone pilot training for the energy, industrial and government sectors. The transaction facilitates the next phase of ICR’s inspection service offering, augmenting its existing leading global provision of integrated maintenance and integrity solutions to

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ICR Integrity Announces Acquisition of Leading Drone Company

ICR Integrity (ICR), has acquired Sky-Futures Partners Limited (Sky-Futures), a leading provider in delivering drone-based inspections and drone pilot training for the energy, industrial and government sectors. The transaction facilitates the next phase of ICR’s inspection service offering, augmenting its existing leading global provision of integrated maintenance and integrity

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Google-linked firm wins US approval for drone deliveries

Washington (AFP) April 24, 2019 –

Wing Aviation, a firm owned by Google parent Alphabet, on Tuesday became the first drone operator to be certified as an airline by US authorities, allowing it to begin commercial deliveries in the country.

A number of companies have been testing drone delivery systems around

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Cobham Announces UAV Satcom System Upgrade

Cobham Aerospace Communications announces the successful completion of a proof of concept satcom system, dubbed AVIATOR UAV 500. Part of the Cobham AVIATOR range, the product concept is based on the current UAV 200 system and will deliver imagery at a rate of up to 500 kilobits per second (kbps).

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