drones

DB Schenker and Volocopter exhibit heavy lift cargo drone

By Rachelle Harry

DB Schenker and heavylift drone firm Volocopter have teamed up with the aim of developing emissions-free airfreight solutions. Last week,…

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Blue Dart to trial pharma drone delivery in India

By Damian Brett

Express delivery firm Blue Dart will begin trials of delivering pharma and medical shipments to remote locations in India using…

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Drones back on the agenda for air cargo

By Damian Brett

Before the pandemic hit the world of air cargo, there were five or six industry developments that were constantly hitting…

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SF Express expects to have 1,000 VTOL cargo drones by 2031

By Damian Brett

Chinese express firm SF Express expects that in the next 10 years it will have a fleet of more than…

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JAL and Matternet team up on drones

Japan Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with California-based drone maker Matternet to explore medical delivery services by drone,…

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Drone project set to reduce delivery times to Scottish islands

By Damian Brett

Aerospace firm Thales and cargo drone company Skyports are trialling a new drone delivery system for the National Health Service…

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Sabrewing set for launch of heavy-lift drone aircraft

By Rachelle Harry

Sabrewing Aircraft Company, Inc., has announced that it will host an online launch of its full-sized flying aircraft, the Rhaegal-A,…

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UPS tests drones to help in fight against coronavirus

By Damian Brett

UPS’ drone subsidiary has been working with Virgina’s Center for Innovative Technology to explore how unmanned aerial systems can assist…

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Wide-body drone set to take-off at Farnborough

A new widebody cargo delivery drone with a 48 ft wingspan and a 567 kg load capacity is set to…

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Large unmanned cargo aircraft set to take off, despite regulatory challenges

By James Jordan - HFW, and Mark Patrick Collins - Indiana State University

The traditional logistics supply chain is coming under significant and diverse pressures, ranging from climate change to human resource shortages,…

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