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  • Wing becomes first certified Air Carrier for drones in the US

    Wing achieved a significant milestone today, becoming the first drone delivery company to receive Air Carrier Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This is an important step for the FAA and the drone industry in the United States; the result of years of work to safely integrate drones into the national airspace.…

  • How Drones Are Changing the Shipping Industry

    Most people are familiar with the drones used to take aerial photographs or to fly around their backyards as hobbyists. Industries including the military also rely on drones for their operations. Here, we’ll look at the current and future impact of drones on the shipping industry. Drones Making Deliveries to Offshore Ships Companies are always…

  • Zing Launches Kickstarter for Drone Delivery

    Tampa Bay, FL / February 20, 2019 – The Zing team envisions a future where the everyday drone pilot can make deliveries around their community with the same drones they have been using for photography. Whether it’s a cup of sugar to the neighbor down the road, a tool across the farm, a part from…

  • What Would Be Required For Drone Delivery to Be Safe?

    The next frontier in the drone industry is fast approaching: the movement of into the public sphere as a delivery bot. In the last several years, there’s been a shift in the regulatory resistance to delivery drones. What was once considered a speculative proposal is now beginning to be accepted as inevitable, and solutions are…

  • In Rwanda, His Drones Are Saving Lives

    One of the world’s first drone delivery services is all the way in rural Rwanda, where 27 year-old Abdoul Salam Nizeyimana earns a living by launching and retrieving self-flying planes. Nizeyimana was drawn to not only the technology of his employer Zipline but also its mission: to deliver blood to remote hospitals, helping doctors save…

  • Expanded Drone Testing to Take Off

    By ROBBIE HARRIS Expanded drone testing will soon take off in handful of localities around the country. It’s part of the plan to integrate the unpiloted aircraft into U.S. airspace for things like package delivery, emergency operations and more. President Trump issued an executive memorandum in October, authorizing the real-world testing program as a way to

  • Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Changes the Logistics Value Chain

    This 6th edition of the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft conference organized by Jakajima will be hosted by North Carolina Global TransPark and supported by US Cargo Systems. Scope: The Conference aims to bring together manufacturers, operators, knowledge institutes, consultants, shippers and government organizations active in the upcoming field of unmanned cargo aircraft. Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (UCA) are a relatively new phenomenon;

  • Google’s – Project Wing tests drone food delivery in Australia

    The following summary and accompanied images from a Project Wing blogpost provide an insight on what they’ve recently tested, discovered as well as their ongoing focus. The last few years has seen Project Wing conducting thousands of flights to get their drone delivery technology ready for everyday use. More recently they’ve been testing in an

  • Project Wing testing a new delivery drone in Australia

    Two very interesting things to come out of a Canberra Times report all about Google X testing their Separate Lift Thrust (SLT) delivery drone in Australia. Firstly, the design has changed a bit. It has fourteen yes count them fourteen motors, twelve for lifting and two for forward flight. Also, note the pitot tube stuck…