Wingcopter in drone and e-bike delivery trial for rural communities

Wingcopter drone e-bicycle delivery

German fixed-wing drone manufacturer and aerial services company Wingcopter is partnering with the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences to test on-demand delivery of goods using UAVs and cargo e-bicycles to people in villages and other remote rural communities.

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Drone medical emergency response trial goes real-life in Montréal Marathon

A research project experimenting with drones to identify overexerted athletes in states of distress turned into a real-life emergency medical response operation last weekend, when UAVs deployed to monitor the Montréal Marathon spotted an exhausted runner collapsing.

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Flytrex and Charleys strike drone delivery partnership in Durham

Drone delivery specialist Flytrex has announced further expansion of its aerial activities with the launch of services in Durham, North Carolina, flying orders from its new partner, Charleys Philly Steaks.

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Illinois utility trials drones for vegetation management near power lines

ComEd, the utility which powers the lives of more than 4 million customers across northern Illinois (or 70% of the state’s population), has started using drones for vegetation management near power lines.

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Eve signs eVTOL deal with UAM company BLADE India

Embraer’s urban air mobility unit (UAM) Eve has struck a multi-faceted deal with aerial service provider BLADE India that includes an order of 200 of the Brazilian company’s future electric takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

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Tundra Drone releases auto-moving spotlight for DJI Mavic 3 series

Norway-based Tundra Drone says its patented 10,000 lumens bright auto-moving spotlight accessory is now compatible with all DJI Mavic 3 drones, including the newly released Mavic 3E and Mavic 3T commercial UAS.

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