Spright and Wonder Robotics Autonomous eVTOL Landings
Spright and Wonder Robotics team to bring drones in for safe landings
By Jim Magill
Spright, a drone-based medical delivery start-up, will use a system designed by Israel-based Wonder Robotics that enables unmanned electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to safely land, either on a designated landing pad or an alternate emergency landing site, without operator involvement.
Under an agreement announced last month, Spright, Air Methods’ new drone division, will incorporate Wonder Robotics’ Wonderland system into its network, which is designed to fly Wingcopter 198 eVTOL aircraft to deliver medical supplies and perform other drone-related services at locations across the United States.
Spright currently is testing proof-of-concept projects in multiple locations around the United States and hopes to launch daily drone missions serving healthcare locations in several states by the end of 2022.
In an interview, Spright President Joe Resnick said the…