Category Archives: Non-Military & Commercial UAS

Gas Pipeline Flight in Mexico Monitored in Canada

SkyX Systems Corporation, a Canadian data acquisition company, has just achieved a disruptive accomplishment in Mexico: It successfully flew its SkyOne Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) on an autonomous data mission over more than 100 kilometres of gas pipeline in Mexico. The robotic flight was programmed and monitored remotely from the company’s Greater Toronto Area SkyCenter mission control, with a support crew of engineers on the ground in Mexico. Continue reading

Mercedes Drone Partnership Makes 100 Deliveries

In a global first, online orders were delivered in Zurich between 25 September and 13 October with the aid of Vans & Drones. In partnership with Matternet and siroop.ch, Mercedes-Benz carried out a unique pilot project to test on-demand delivery of e-commerce orders – and it was a resounding success, particularly as unlike comparable systems this trial of a van and drone solution was carried out over an urban area and over a period of three weeks. Continue reading