Swoop Aero brings Kite, their newest air logistics platform, to the USA for FAA Certification.
by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian Crosby
Swoop Aero, the Australian drone-powered logistics company has unveiled its most advanced aircraft, Kite™. Currently, the company is bringing Kite ™ to the USA for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, which will propel drone logistics into new heights.
The Kite brings together learnings of operational and real-world experience from Swoop Aero’s ‘Kookaburra’— a previous model that has clocked upwards of 10,000 flights. The aircraft has been developed by Swoop Aero’s experienced team of Australian-based engineers to accommodate swift and sustainable manufacture and production requirements to scale effectively with the unique needs of impact-driven organisations across the world.
Able to travel up to 200km per hour, the Kite can operate across geographical ranges of more than 180 kilometres on a single battery charge with…