Flytrex – Scalable Drone Delivery Operations

Wes Shover

by Wes Shover, Head of US Operations, Flytrex Aviation

Flytrex provides comprehensive autonomous drone delivery systems that enable any business, from SMBs to e-commerce giants, to integrate on-demand autonomous drone delivery into their offering. From facilitating the regulatory process to providing the drones, a cloud-based drone management system, insurance and maintenance, Flytrex is the leading end-to-end drone logistics service spearheading the drone revolution. In this presentation we will share what we have learned through the operational experience in Iceland, Latin America, and the United States.

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Drone Delivery Operations: Medical and Food Delivery in North Carolina

Basil Yap

by Basil Yap, UAS Program Manager, North Carolina Department of Transportation – Division of Aviation

On a warm summer day in August 2018, public and private officials gathered on the campus of WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, N.C., to watch history in the making – the first medical package delivery over people using an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) in the United States.

A month later, dramatic imagery captured by drones during the state’s first coordinated drone disaster response showed the public and the world the devastation occurring in eastern North Carolina from Hurricane Florence and helped guide response and recovery efforts.

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New Program Will Explore the Safe Use of Drones for Delivery

Amazon has today announced a partnership with the UK Government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by small drones a reality, allowing Amazon to trial new methods of testing its delivery systems.

A cross-Government team supported by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has provided Amazon with permissions to explore three key innovations: beyond line of sight operations in rural and suburban areas, testing sensor performance to make sure the drones can identify and avoid obstacles, and flights where one person operates multiple highly-automated drones. Continue reading “New Program Will Explore the Safe Use of Drones for Delivery”

Drones to deliver data and more (Video)

Imagine you’re at a concert watching your favorite band, and out of the corner of your eye you notice a tethered drone hovering nearby.

But this drone isn’t taking photos or videos of the band.  It’s temporarily providing enhanced LTE wireless coverage at the packed venue so you, along with thousands of others in attendance, can simultaneously send photos and videos to share the moment. Continue reading “Drones to deliver data and more (Video)”

Rwanda government signs agreement with US-based company for drone infrastructure (Video)

The government of Rwanda has signed an agreement with US-based Zipline International for an infrastructure for drones, which will deliver medical supplies throughout the country.

The drones will not encounter difficulties from the challenging terrain faced by existing transportation, improving the efficiency of health supply chains. Continue reading “Rwanda government signs agreement with US-based company for drone infrastructure (Video)”

'Ground drones' that can navigate city streets by themselves to be launched in the UK (Video)

The mopeds of delivery drivers everywhere are set to be ousted by ‘ground drones’ that can navigate city streets by themselves.

The invasion is set to being in London next month when Starship Technologies’ delivery bots are scheduled to begin trials and in New York in spring. Continue reading “'Ground drones' that can navigate city streets by themselves to be launched in the UK (Video)”