Building the Adjacent Possible: Autonomous VTOL for Middle-Mile Logistics

David Merrill

by David Merrill, CEO, Elroy Air

There’s an idea called the adjacent possible — the concept that at any moment in time there is a unique frontier of inventions that are now enabled by the current state of everything else. Early powered flight needed an engine that could deliver enough thrust, and that was light enough to be carried aloft — it was a critical enabling technology that made flight an adjacent possible.

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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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UAM, AAM, Drone and UAV – What’s In A Name?

Ed De Reyes

by Ed De Reyes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sabrewing Aircraft Company, Inc.

These days, people refer to them as “drones”. But drones are not Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and UAM isn’t an Unmanned Air Vehicle. So why all the fuss about names? We’ll to begin with, one segment of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) has been around for over 100 years. This presentation will explain the differences – and why such differences “make a difference” thank just a name.

program: https://unmannedcargoaircraftconference.com/speakers/

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Accommodating Unmanned Cargo Operations in the National Airspace System

Parimal Kopardekar

by Parimal Kopardekar, Director, NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI)

The talk will include considerations to safely and efficiently integrate unmanned cargo operations of all sizes into the national airspace system. The talk will focus on specific concepts, technologies, and procedures related to aircraft, network operations center, communication/navigation/surveillance needs, and air traffic management. The talk will address interesting considerations within nominal and off-nominal scenarios.

program: https://unmannedcargoaircraftconference.com/speakers/

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US Cargo Systems is Bronze Partner of UCA Conference

US Cargo Systems

US Cargo Systems is a worldwide leader in the design and development of Cargo Handling and Aerial Delivery Systems.

We are proud of our over 50 year heritage serving countless commercial and military aircraft customers with leading edge technologies. Our sales and engineering teams have worked directly with nearly all Aircraft OEM’s as a Tier 1 supplier, as well as with major freight integrators.

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Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference welcomes Geoconnexion as Media Partner

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Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference welcomes Geoconnexion as Media Partner.

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