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Wings for Aid | MiniFreighter 8/500FW / Cargo drone

Wings for Aid | MiniFreighter 8/500FW
Wings for Aid | MiniFreighter 8/500FW

Discipline: Product

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Wings for Aid | MiniFreighter 8/500FW
Wings for Aid | MiniFreighter 8/500FW
Wings for Aid | MiniFreighter 8/500FW
Wings for Aid | MiniFreighter 8/500FW
Wings for Aid | MiniFreighter 8/500FW

Discipline: Product

Qualified
for the Final Jury

How can the UN and Red Cross bridge the notorious “last mile” to restore access to people isolated by disaster and emergencies? WingsForAid developed a cargo drone that safely drops 8 boxes of 20kg each with pinpoint accuracy. The first of its kind, it reduces operational costs, mitigates risks, and maximizes operational efficiency. This Dutch design optimizes aerodynamics and usability for ground staff. Operated in flocks, the so-called MiniFreighters deliver tons of food, shelter, or medical supplies in a 250-km radius. It works with patented cardboard delivery boxes that are biodegradable and always land upright to protect content integrity.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2021

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Specific country/region: World wide | Where needed

  • TARGET GROUPS Specific sub-group: Humanitarian aid organisations

Client / Manufacturer

Wings for Aid Foundation

Wings for Aid Foundation
Hilversum, Netherlands

Design

VanBerlo Agency | Part of Accenture

VanBerlo Agency
Eindhoven, Netherlands

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