5 09, 2019

Will Drone Deliveries Ever Take Off?

By |2019-09-05T20:05:36+00:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Will Drone Deliveries Ever Take Off? Home deliveries have skyrocketed in recent years. Fuelled by online shopping, the collapse of the high street and our increasingly busy lives, we now have everything from clothes to groceries delivered on a daily basis. A study by analysts Mintel claims that 49% of UK consumers did their grocery shopping online in 2018. But is there really a need for deliveries by drone, and what could this mean for the wider drone industry? The general public have a growing expectation that unmanned aircraft will be delivering their pizzas and weekly shopping in the [...]

21 01, 2019

Drone Deliveries – Not Just for Pizzas

By |2019-03-19T21:16:11+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you tell someone you are a drone pilot, you will often be asked about the potential of UAVs to carry out deliveries (usually pizza, proving that the UK is indeed a nation that loves its food!). Regular headlines appear with multinational companies promising drone deliveries of the goods we order online.  Not that these aren't both laudable goals – we are increasingly time pressed and the idea of fast and responsive deliveries is certainly attractive. However, drones can drop more than your latest Amazon order, and are already carrying out lifesaving work dropping medical supplies [...]