VoloDrone First Public Flight with Logistics Integration with DB Schenker

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Volocopter’s electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight on 12. Oktober 2021 at ITS World Congress 2021. Together with the international logistics leader DB Schenker, urban air mobility pioneer Volocopter demonstrated VoloDrone’s seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport demonstration. The partners showed their significant progress together since DB Schenker became a strategic investor of Volocopter in early 2020.

The 3-minute test flight took off at 3:02 p.m. at homePORT Hamburg and reached a maximum altitude of 22 meters. For this delivery simulation, the electric heavy-lift utility drone was equipped with a load-box in between its landing gear. First, the demonstration teams secured a Euro-pallet sized load to the box under the VoloDrone, followed by a smooth take-off. After this, the aircraft brought the payload to a DB Schenker Cargo Bike and landed safely. Once the payload was transferred successfully, the Cargo Bike delivered its cargo to the final destination under the area’s park deck, marking the completion of the entirely electric, multimodal last-mile delivery.

Volocopter is building the world’s first sustainable and scalable urban air mobility business to bring affordable air taxi services to megacities worldwide. Together with international partners in infrastructure, operations, and air traffic management, Volocopter is building the ecosystem necessary to ‘Bring Urban Air Mobility to Life’. With the VoloCity, we are pioneering the first fully electric “eVTOL” aircraft in certification to enhance urban mobility around the globe.

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