DHL launches its first regular fully-automated and intelligent urban drone delivery service

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express delivery service provider, and the world’s leading intelligent autonomous aerial vehicle company EHang have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly launch a fully automated and intelligent smart drone delivery solution to tackle the last-mile delivery challenges in the urban areas of China. The launch ceremony was held…

FAA Highlights Changes for Recreational Drones

While recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying in controlled airspace around airports. Furthermore, they must comply with all airspace restrictions and prohibitions when flying in controlled and…

New York’s 50-Mile BVLOS Corridor

You may have heard about a recent $20 million dollar Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) corridor New York is building.  I thought you might be interested in our experiences so far in the construction of this capability, and our vision to build a venue for regional, national, and global UAS industry research and development.…

Honeywell And Volocopter To Research And Develop Navigation Solutions For Urban Air Mobility

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Volocopter have signed an agreement to jointly test and develop new navigation and automatic landing systems for Volocopter’s vertical takeoff and landing aircraft as the emerging era of urban air mobility moves closer to delivering a new breed of cleaner, safer and smarter air vehicles. This agreement launches Honeywell’s extensive autonomous sensing and flight technologies,…