Equinor drone flew a 3D-printed part for the lifeboat system from the Mongstad base to the Troll A platform in the North Sea (video)

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Equinor drone the world’s first logistics operation with a drone to an offshore installation

“Development is rapid, and we see a huge potential within drone technology that could transform the way we operate, both under and above the sea surface. Equinor aims to lead the way in utilising new technology on the Norwegian continental shelf,” says Arne Sigve Nylund, Equinor’s executive vice president for Development and Production Norway.

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JAL and Matternet start Drone Delivery Project in Japan

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Matternet M2 drone system to be deployed in Tokyo’s new drone logistics project and utilized to assess drone delivery healthcare opportunities in Japan

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Matternet signed an MOU to assess drone delivery healthcare opportunities and develop a future drone healthcare delivery business in Japan utilizing Matternet’s world-leading M2 urban drone logistics platform.

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Press announcement on UCA initiative by Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands Aerospace Centre and University of Twente during Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference

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Press announcement on UCA initiative by Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) and University of Twente during Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference

Unmanned Cargo Aircraft have the future. They offer logistic breakthroughs and a number of new business models. However, introduction of unmanned cargo aircraft also encounters many hurdles. Research and development is needed in areas like logistics, technology, infrastructure, legislation, social effects and security. Continue reading “Press announcement on UCA initiative by Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands Aerospace Centre and University of Twente during Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference”

Drone Delivery Canada selected to participate in Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Pilot Project

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Drone Delivery Canada selected to participate in Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Pilot Project

Drone Delivery Canada is pleased to announce that Transport Canada has selected DDC to participate in the department’s Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Pilot Project (the “Pilot Project”). The Pilot Project will advance its Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (“BVLOS”) capabilities in Canada and will further DDC’s capabilities in the Moosonee and Moose Cree First Nation communities in Northern Ontario, Canada commencing in the summer of 2018. Continue reading “Drone Delivery Canada selected to participate in Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Pilot Project”