Drone Delivery Canada is pleased to announce that the Company has successfully assembled its team and infrastructure in the communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory, Ontario to commence its Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Pilot Project ‘BVLOS Pilot Project’.
“We intend to deploy our technology to support remote communities in Canada.”, commented Tony Di Benedetto, CEO of Drone Delivery Canada. “DDC has created an innovative logistics solution for outlying communities which experience on-going and difficult infrastructure challenges. To address these challenges, we intend to deploy our technology, with the aim of establishing a ‘railways in the sky’ connecting communities to provide a just in time, cost-effective means of delivery.”
In Canada, there are approximately one thousand remote communities, and, almost all face similar infrastructure and logistics challenges that contribute to a high cost of living. DDC looks to provide a cost-effective and highly efficient logistic solution to these communities to improve lives, create jobs in Canada’s north all while reducing costs.
“Living in Canada’s north comes with challenges. We are excited to see the benefits of DDC’s drone delivery solution in our community as a means to help mitigate these challenges, improve logistics, lower costs and bring employment to the region”, commented Stan Kapashesit, Director of Economic Development Moose Cree First Nation.
DDC’s BVLOS Pilot Project will take place on a soon to be approved set of flight paths that will connect the communities of Moosonee and Moose Factory. DDC’s Sparrow X1000 cargo drone and DDC’s proprietary FLYTE management system will be utilized for these flights which are intended to include the transportation of; medical supplies, food, automotive parts and general parcels. Transport Canada is seeking to develop its regulations while NAV Canada is actively supporting this effort. This ongoing set of trials is anticipated to last into the month of October.
For more information, please visit www.dronedeliverycanada.com