FliteTest delivery drone, FT Spear

Well done to the FliteTest team. Showing us all just how simple a delivery drone system is to build! Another accomplished build and plans from...
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Zipline looking for pilots US and Rwanda

Half moon based drone delivery company Zipline have several openings, not just for pilots but maintenance, development and logistics. The company aims to parachute packets...

Bringing revolutionary change to isolated islands, straight from the Setouchi skies

There is a total of 727 islands of various sizes spread across the vast area of Setouchi, spanning 450km wide. 138 of these, composing...

Middle Earth folk to receive drone pizza delivieries

Other than drugs into prisons the delivery of Pizzas seems to be a worldwide favourite. We have seen attempts in England, Scotland, India, Greece the USA...

Flock: Real-time people tracking to influence flight planning

I'm not sure how this will work in the real world. Flock wants to route around you. Operators can intelligently map their environment Flock’s real-time ground level...

In Remote Madagascar, First Ever Delivery of Lab Samples by Drone

Michigan-based Vayu, Inc. completed the first ever series of long-range, fully autonomous drone flights with blood and stool samples this past week, setting records...

Amazon One – Prime Air’s first real platform is an airliner

Well blow me down, Jeff has painted a 757 in company colours, to be operated by existing air cargo companies. How long before some of...

Cambridgeshire resident unhappy with Amazon Prime Air

The BBC might be reporting a touch of NIMBYism (Not In My Back Yard). It underlines the sort of problems delivery drones will face. People...

Kent man jailed for drone drug smuggling

Stealing a march on Amazon and Google, delivery drones are already in operation. Kent Police detectives investigating a report that a drone was used to...

Amazon patents special drone housing in the sky

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA - The United States Patent Office issued Amazon with a multi-use UAV docking system patent last week. US patent number 9387928, filed by Amazon in...