The value chain approach of Dronamics (VIDEO)

This JakajimaTV interview with Svilen Rangelov, CEO and Co-founder, Dronamics is about the unmanned cargo aircraft market, large drones with high payload. Also the valuechain proposition of Dronamics is being discussed from droneports, drones to flight control systems. And in the end his love for hardrock, ska and guitars.

Svilen Rangelov, Co-Founder, CEO of Dronmaics foresses “Supply Chain Optimization with Unmanned Cargo Aircraft”. 

Separating the crew from the cargo aircraft can open the door for a number of optimization opportunities of any supply chain, lowering the cost of bringing goods to market, increasing competitiveness and stimulating consumption in the economy.

About Svilen Rangelov
A serial entrepreneur, Svilen Rangelov has extensive experience in project management, marketing and business development. An Economics major from Davidson College (USA), he has managed to raise mid-seven figures for a variety of startup projects on four continents.

About DRONAMICS Ltd.
DRONAMICS is a Bulgarian company developing advanced Unmanned Aerial Systems optimized for heavy payloads and long range, for use in commercial and special logistics missions. Find out more about Dronamics

Our mission at DRONAMICS is to democratize airfreight and lower the cost of shipping in emerging markets. To achieve this, we are developing a new type of cargo airplane – small, unmanned and extremely fuel efficient. It can transport 350 KG over 2,500 KM for a cost that’s 50%+ lower than other airplanes. It flies autonomously, can be monitored and managed remotely via satellite, and the whole system costs less than a sports car.

At first, it didn’t sound possible, but we keep proving it is, which is why we’ve called it “The Black Swan”. It can land on short and unpaved runways, enabling on-demand point-to-point flights and speedy same-day delivery even to the most remote locations that would otherwise take days to reach over ground or sea. 

We are starting with domestic air networks in African, Asian and Latin American countries with fleets of the Black Swan, taking advantage of the multitude of small airfields that are often unused, training local personnel as drone and logistics operators, and partnering with local industry to provide a valuable lifeline of getting goods in and out of small, remote, mountainous and/or island communities within hours at a cost that is often below even road transportation.

A technology like this can transform whole economies. If this sounds as exciting to you as it is to us, please don’t hesitate to reach out at the contacts below. 

One Reply to “The value chain approach of Dronamics (VIDEO)”

  1. Thank u for the article. For relatively low-value cargo I think 350 Kg is still by far too little of a payload, especially for the remote locations. And there are other initiatives like the Flyox (http://singularaircraft.com/flyox-i-en/) that can carry a payload of 1500 Kg. I dont know what the status of the company is but the machine does fly. The biggest constraints, and also costs, for unmanned aircraft are the landing and taking off. This can be resolved through air-delivery systems that can drop cargo safely and softly within a relatively small drop zone. World Food Programme in South Sudan is dropping cargo, like vegetable oil in tins and also eggs, in remote locations through air-delivery systems with 20,000 Kg per flight (albeit piloted in the craft). It is just waiting for the first remotely piloted 747 that can air-deliver payloads (in whole or in parts) of up to 100,000 Kg; or airships that can carry even more for a very low cost. And then it doesnt matter anymore whether crafts are remotely piloted or not if it comes to costs.

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