17 Jun 2021
First End to End BVLOS Drone Delivery Trials in India
Months of planning, risk assessments, air traffic control integration, training, equipment preparation, and coordination culminated with ANRA's flight team launching its first sortie on June 16, 2021. For the next several weeks, the flight team will conduct BVLOS food and medical package deliveries in the Etah and Rupnagar districts using ANRA SmartSkies technology.
4 Sep 2019
Volocopter flies successfully with air traffic
Volocopter performed a flight at the Helsinki International Airport successfully integrated into both the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management system.
26 Apr 2019
Wing becomes first certified Air Carrier for drones in the US
Wing has achieved a significant milestone, becoming the first drone delivery company to receive Air Carrier Certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration. 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.
21 Aug 2018
Intel advances the safe integration of drones into US airspace
Intel is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and other industry participants to foster innovation and to shape the global standards and practices for unmanned aircraft systems, with safety being the first priority.
2 Apr 2018
Unifly is UAS Traffic Management (UTM) and drone fleet management software provider. They are a software company that creates aviation-related solutions for the integration of drones and manned aviation.
23 Mar 2018
Zephyr flying taxis trial in New Zealand
Cora is an air taxi designed and built by Kitty Hawk. It combines electric power, self-piloting software and vertical take-off to pioneer an entirely new way to fly.
13 Mar 2018
Integrating drones safely into UK skies
NATS, the UK's leading air traffic services provider, and fast-growing UK-based drone traffic management solutions company Altitude Angel, have entered a strategic partnership that lays the foundation for a future whereby drones and manned aircraft could safely co-exist in the UK's busy skies.
20 Oct 2017
Australia trials delivery drones
Over the past few years, Project Wing has conducted thousands of flights to get their drone delivery technology ready for everyday use.
24 May 2016
CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report: overview
This annual event by the delightful staff of the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency Foundation CAFE took place May 19-20 at San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront.
23 May 2016
CAFE Tenth Electric Aircraft Symposium Report May 2016
IDTechEx attended the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation event in San Francisco on May 19-20. This article provides a fuller overview of what we learnt from the event.
3 Sep 2015
Traffic management system aims for safer drone air traffic
Researchers are working on a new, low-altitude traffic management system to keep fast-moving flyers safer as they cruise through increasingly crowded skies.