The VoloDrone is an 9 meters unmanned, fully electric, heavy-lift utility drone capable of carrying a payload of up to 200 kg / 440 lbs with a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 600 kgs / 1300 lbs.
VoloDrone first flew in 2019 and since then tests have been conducted at various locations in Germany. Future operations will be autonomous and beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS).
German VoloDrone Completes Deconfliction Flights, 05-Dec-22 : #drones German company Volocopter completed a 2-week test flight campaign at the National Experimental Test Centre for Unmanned Aircraft in Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport for its VoloDrone, a multirotor heavy-lift cargo carrier
VoloDrone First Public Flight, 16-Oct-21 : #VoloDrone VeloDrone, Volocopter’s electric heavy-lift drone completed first public flight during the ITS World Congress 2021 in Hamburg, Germany
Heavy-Lift VoloDrone Unveiled, 31-Oct-19 : #VoloDrone Volocopter, a German Urban Air Mobility startup, presented the VoloDrone. With a rotor diameter of 9.2 m and 2.3 m height it is an unmanned, electric powered, heavy-lift utility drone capable of carrying a payload of up to 200 kg ~ 440 lbs up to 40 km ~ 25 miles