Volatus Aerospace bags license for drone cargo services in Canada
Drone company Volatus Aerospace has been issued a drone cargo license by the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA).
This new license builds on the existing capabilities authorized by CTA licenses held by Volatus subsidiaries Partner Jet (Volatus Aviation) and Synergy Aviation. Accordingly, the company will now be able to build drone cargo capability under the Volatus brand in preparation for the anticipated Transport Canada/FAA regulatory changes.
In January 2022, Volatus announced that it was procuring Natilus long-distance cargo drones to create a bridge between its smaller UAV services and Avidrone heavy-lift activities.
“Positioning Volatus with this license is an important step toward our long-term vision of drone cargo operations when we are scheduled to take delivery of the first 3.8-tonne Natilus Kona uncrewed regional feeder aircraft,” says Glen Lynch, CEO of Volatus Aerospace. “It is still early days for large, commercial drone cargo and our…