Wingcopter Will Provide 12,000 Delivery Drones For Africa’s Transportation Network
The German company Wingcopter will supply 12,000 delivery drones for a drone-based transport network in Africa. To this end, the company has entered into a partnership with Continental Drones. Over the next five years, the drones will be deployed in 49 Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is the largest commercial drone delivery project in the world to date.
Improve livelihood with 12,000 Wingcopter delivery drones
In many African regions, poor infrastructure is one of the biggest barriers to universal health care and economic development. Drones can offer a solution: according to Wingcopter, transporting goods by air is faster, cheaper, and more efficient than transporting them over the ground. Moreover, drone delivery is better for the environment, because the drones fly electrically.
The technology of Wingcopter will be used to improve the lives of millions of Africans. For example, it will be used to deliver medicines, vaccines, or lab samples on demand, as well as…