Swoop Aero reports that it has “partnered with ChristchurchNZ’s Urban Development team to establish a network including the Aviary, Swoop Aero’s autonomous docking station for a fleet of drones. The Aviary combines landing infrastructure, charging technology, payload exchange, and a user interface in an architecturally-designed structure to scale integrated drone logistics”.
The press release says “Swoop Aero integrates drone logistics into the first and last mile of the supply chain. Since 2017, the drone company has completed over 13,000 Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) flights, safely delivering over 750,000 items worldwide”.
By partnering with ChristchurchNZ, Swoop Aero says that it is “leveraging the expertise of the economic development agency’s Urban Development team to design a concept for a city-wide urban air logistics network, making access to the skies seamless for both businesses and individuals across the city”.
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