6 06.04.2018

Workhorse Gets Patent for HorseFly Delivery System

Von | 2018-04-06T06:47:50+00:00 06.04.2018|Kategorien: News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, Patents, Transport, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , , |

Workhorse Group Inc., an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial electric transportation sector, has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a patent, number 9,915,956, for the HorseFly Truck Launched Drone Package Delivery System. The HorseFly UAV Delivery System is a custom-built, high […]

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6 06.04.2018

Russian Postal Drone Program Hits Wall in Debut

Von | 2018-04-06T06:45:26+00:00 06.04.2018|Kategorien: Accident Reporting, News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, Transport, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , , |

 A Russian-made drone on its way to making a first parcel delivery crashed into a wall and crumbled to pieces in the Siberian city of Ulan-Ude on Monday, shocking local residents and regional officials at the scene. The unmanned aerial vehicle was sent to deliver a small package to a neighbouring village in a ceremony […]

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4 04.04.2018

China Approves Drone-Based Package Delivery

Von | 2018-04-04T06:22:21+00:00 04.04.2018|Kategorien: News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, Transport, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

SF Express, China’s biggest logistics firm, announced that subsidiary Fengyu Shuntu Technology received the first official permit in China to deliver packages via unmanned aerial vehicles, following a series of tests that began last June (link in Chinese). SF Express aims to use drones for delivering goods to rural and sparsely populated areas in China. The company […]

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3 03.04.2018

Zipline Launches World’s Fastest Commercial Delivery Drone

Von | 2018-04-03T09:31:13+00:00 03.04.2018|Kategorien: News, Non-Military & Commercial UAS, Transport, UAS Vision|Tags: , , , |

A couple of years ago, Zipline created a national drone delivery system to ship blood and drugs to remote medical centers in Rwanda. Now it has developed what it claims is the world’s swiftest commercial delivery drone, with a top speed of 128 kilometers an hour (a hair shy of 80 miles per hour). Zipline […]

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