Austria: EHang and FACC want to certify pilotless air taxis next year after flying executives & politicians in Vienna

China's EHang Inc., in partnership with Austria's FACC, a unit of Chinese state-owned aerospace group AVIC since 2009, is seeking rapid certification of its Ehang 216 autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) in Austria, hoping for mass production and flights next year as journalists, executives and politicians were offered rides in Vienna at a press event.

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UPS, Matternet partner for medical deliveries in North Carolina

United Parcel Service (UPS), the logistics giant, has partnered with Switzerland's Matternet and WakeMed Health & Hospitals for regular hourly delivery of medical samples across the hospital system's campus near Raleigh in the US state of North Carolina, with oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT).

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Spain’s Quaternium equips Benidorm police with long endurance c-drone, authorized for BVLOS

Quaternium, a Spanish startup founded in 2013 by José Luis Cortés in València, has started a first responder pilot program with Policía Local de Benidorm featuring the HYBRiX.20 hybrid fuel-electric drone.

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Canada’s GEM Systems Inc. launches towed VLF bird for low-altitude c-drone geophysical mapping

GEM Systems Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of high precision geophysical mapping instruments, has launched the GSM-90AVU(B), a Very Low Frequency (VLF) Electromagnetic Method (EM) survey instrument ("towed bird") designed to be suspended on a sling from a drone, at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto on March 3.

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Airbus trials shore-to-ship deliveries in Singapore with Skyways c-drone

The Skyways project, a collaboration between Airbus and Wilhelmsen Ships Services announced last June to test autonomous c-drone deliveries over water and in urban environments, has made its first shore-to-ship parcel delivery in Singapore harbor.

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