XL Cargo Drones

Research and development for realizing Unmanned Cargo Aviation

XL Cargo Drones

The University of Twente, NLR- Netherlands Aerospace Centre and the Amsterdam University of Applied Science combine their research strengths in the field of drones to accelerate the market introduction of Unmanned Cargo Aircraft (UCA).

A network of researchers and facilities

The three institutes set up a research agenda on all aspects of UCA operation from societal issues, logistical opportunities to technical challenges. XL Cargo Drones offers the unique opportunity to get involved in a body of knowledge, a network of researchers and facilities all geared towards accelerating the UCA market introduction. Participants will be offered the opportunity to steer the multi-year research agenda of XL Cargo Drones. Both industry and government are invited to join the new initiative.

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Do you want to know more about XL Cargo Drones? Please don’t hesitate to contact Dr. J.M.G. Heerkens (Hans), Assistant Professor at University of Twente.


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