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​Heli-Expo 2017: Airbus to deliver with Skyways

28th February 2017 - 12:47 GMT | by Helen Haxell in Marignane

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Construction of the Airbus Helicopters drone delivery service at the National University of Singapore is well underway with two UAV prototypes already flying in Marginane, France.

With the tight deadline of first parcel deliveries being sent under the system next year, Airbus Helicopters is still very much learning as it goes with this pioneering move to deliver goods across an urban environment.

Launched last year, the ambitious concept will see numerous octocopter UAVs travelling across the campus through aerial corridors with an item carried on its underside.

The UAV will travel an automated route and land on a designated pad.

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Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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