Unmanned Cargo Aircraft changes the logistic value chain

Nowadays, thousands of Unmanned aerial vehicles are in use worldwide, and one fast growing application is in transportation / logistics: Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (UCA).

It is clear that UCA can be cheaper and more productive than other means of transport, and are suitable for low-volume cargo streams for which the use of manned aircraft is uneconomical. But which developments can we expect in the near future? Which markets could benefit from UCA? What should a UCA look like? And will aircraft manufacturers invest in UCA technology?

The Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Systems can be divided into four segments:

  • Military Systems
  • Long Range / Medium-High Payload Systems
  • Specialised/Irregular Delivery Systems
  • Urban Delivery Systems


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This conference is part of the first global multimodal unmanned cargo conference there is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and network with this pioneering community of unmanned cargo engineers and business developers.

Visit the unmanned cargo ship conference, unmanned cargo ground vehicle conference and the cargo innovation conference and find out about the unmanned cargo and the cargo innovation challenges and opportunities.

Who should attend the next edition?
Airliners | Shippers | Carriers | UAV manufacturers | Research institutions | Military | Aerospace manufacturers | System Integrators | ICT suppliers | Logistic service suppliers | Entrepreneurs | Investors | Airports | Governmental Institutions | Air Cargo Companies | Fulfillment companies | Retailers | E-tailers | Consultants

Unmanned Cargo Aircraft

On May 26, 2016, the third international edition of the Unmanned Cargo Aircraft Conference brought specialists from all over the world together to assess the potential of UCA and discuss these questions. Find more about the 2016 edition.

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