India’s first drone delivery service, that specialises in medical supplies, will begin operating in Karnataka soon. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s green signal is awaited, Throttle Aerospace Systems (TAS) CEO Nagendran Kandasamy said.
An aviation firm has carried out the first tests in India of longer-range drone deliveries, as hopes grow that they could deliver medicines as well as Covid-19 vaccines to remote areas.
A consortium of firms led by Bengaluru-based Throttle Aerospace Systems (TAS) will carry out the first set of trials for 30-45 days in Gauribidanur taluk.
BENGALURU: India’s first official beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) medical drone delivery experiment is scheduled to begin this week in Gauribidanur, some 80km from Bengaluru.
Budget carrier SpiceJet on Friday said a consortium led by its freighter arm, SpiceXpress, has received approval for conducting drone trials from aviation regulator DGCA
India’s civil aviation authority has selected the applications of Google-backed hyperlocal delivery startup Dunzo and Bengaluru-based drone maker Throttle Aerospace Systems to test long-range and autonomous drone
Throttle Aerospace Systems will provide the drones and run it in the testing phase
SpiceXpress already offers express delivery of blood, organs etc
Zomato, Swiggy, Dunzo, Zipline, Redwing are also looking at drone