Origami-inspired drone vertiports being planned for Europe, UAE
Vertiport operations and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) solutions provider Kookiejar says it is joining forces with design company STILFOLD to make drone landing platforms using “industrial origami” manufacturing technology.
Kookiejar is on a mission to create a scalable vertiport network that will allow goods (and eventually people) to be transported sustainably and efficiently around cities using drones.
Aiming to have its network in operation by 2024, the Sweden-based company has secured multiple pilot sites in Europe as well as the Middle East. Kookiejar has also established partnerships with several aviation tech and urban mobility players including Airqual Technologies, ADB Safegate, JetPak, Aerit, Oilchain, and Flying Basket to facilitate pilot projects.
The greentech firm’s latest partner STILFOLD is another noteworthy name in the sustainability movement. As the daughter company of STILRIDE, its team has created a lightweight electric…