Drone Delivery Stories September 12

Yates Electrospace Corporation has released its Silent Arrow tactical resupply drone made to carry over 1,600 pounds to soldiers and first responders. The drone folds into itself for easy transport and a minimum set-up time required.

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Drone delivery company Flirtey has released its new delivery drone and drone station at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., with Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) present. The new drone system brings improvements to Flirtey‘s already active drone delivery system.

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Drone Delivery Stories September 7

Fast-food giant KFC is delivering its finger-licking good chicken by an autonomous drone system. KFC has teamed up with Chinese tech company, Antwork to bring drone delivery to the people of China. Drone delivery in China is nothing new with various companies already delivering food.

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Drone Delivery Stories July 31

Swedish company Everdrone has completed the first autonomous drone delivery between two hospitals in Gothenburg, Sweden. The delivery drone transported a medical payload a distance of 4.4 km using onboard sensors and limited GPS.

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Uber Air has completed its first high-density urban food delivery by drone in partnership with ModalAI. The collaboration saw Uber Air’s drone successfully fly food from a pick-up location to a pre-determined drop-off location where a courier would be waiting in the case of a real delivery.

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Drone Delivery Stories July 24

Google’s Wing Aviation already has Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval. Amazon is seeking it. And, now UPS Flight Forward, a subsidiary of the delivery giant is also seeking government approval to start an advanced drone delivery service. The delivery company plans to use an extensive network of commercial drones to fly over crowded areas, at night, and beyond-line-of-sight (BVLOS). UPS created the new subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward to oversee the drone delivery operations.

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