Dronamics has announced a partnership with Cotesa, a manufacturer of composite fibre components for aerospace and automotive companies, to aid the launch of long-range cargo drones in Europe.

The agreement ensures that the production of the Dronamics’ cargo drones will be ready to support the demand for the commercial routes to be launched in Europe in 2023.

Drone airline license

Dronamics recently became the first drone cargo company to obtain a European drone airline license.

Their Black Swan drone carries 350kg (770lb) up to 2,500km (1,550mi) and will be manufactured at Cotesa’s facilities in Germany.

“We are delighted to have Cotesa as a manufacturing partner in Europe,” said Svilen Rangelov, co-founder and CEO of Dronamics.

“This agreement to produce the Black Swan in their German facility supports our promise to enable same day delivery for everyone, everywhere, and the start of Dronamics’ commercial operations as the first drone cargo airline on the continent next year.”

Innovator in air mobility

“Cotesa is proud to be a partner of Dronamics and support the next step of the development of their offering,” said Christian Bartsch, CEO of Cotesa.

“Based on our long experience and competence in the manufacturing of components and assemblies for civil aviation, Cotesa is excited to partner with such an innovator in the air mobility space.”

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