Thursday, June 20, 2024

UPS Flight Forward carries out first drone flight

UPS Flight Forward has operated its first delivery flight having received US government Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The UPS subsidiary was awarded the certificate on Friday 27 September, and immediately a delivery flight took off at WakeMed’s hospital campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. The flight, using a Matternet M2 quadcopter […]

Matternet partners with Mercedes-Benz Vans for drone deliveries

Drone logistics developer, Matternet has started a strategic partnership with Mercedes-Benz Vans to create delivery systems, which it says will transform how people receive lightweight goods on demand. It says autonomous drone deliveries have the potential to be vastly more efficient, faster and cheaper, while Mercedes-Benz Vans unveiled the Vision Van, showcasing the end-to-end platform […]