The Urban-Air Port programme, to create infrastructure for electric air taxis and autonomous logistics drones, has received backing from the UK Government.
The DfT has granted a range of additional powers to decarbonise aviation infrastructure as part of the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill.
A new project to test the suitability of drones for urban logistics is being launched in Liverpool.
BT is leading a consortium that will test commercial drones south of Reading, Berkshire from summer 2021.
Klein Vision’s AirCar, a vehicle that can transform from a road car into an aeroplane, has successfully completed two takeoffs and landings.
The UK Drone Delivery Group has put a draft White Paper together to establish the steps required for the UK to launch the technology commercially in the UK.
A new drone delivery industry group has put together a White Paper to establish the steps required for the UK to launch the technology commercially in the UK.
The Government has called for new evidence on UK transport laws and launched a £90 million technology trial to boost smart transport initiatives in four areas.
Use of air drones expected to ‘rapidly accelerate’ thanks to new safety standards from the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).