Spright is expanding its emergency medical services drone fleet
Spright, the drone division of helicopter emergency medical services provider Air Methods, has entered into a partnership with Dufour Aerospace to expand its fleet of delivery drones with the addition of up to 140 Aero2 eVTOL aircraft.
While Spright plans to pick up 40 Aero2 aircraft from the Swiss eVTOL company right away, an additional 100 drones will remain up for grabs in the multi-year, multimillion-dollar agreement.
Aero2 will help Spright to serve the on-demand healthcare community by carrying heavier payload over longer distances. Think more patient samples, larger tissue specimens and organs, and heavier supplies and equipment.
Spright says it will assist Dufour in obtaining type certification for the Aero2, including technical, data, and flight activity support for demonstration purposes, such as durability, failure, and reliability testing, and detect and avoid capabilities.
Not just that, Spright will also serve as Aero2’s exclusive service,…