Delivery by drone!
|Where||Wildwood Cinema, 43 Market Street, Wantage, OX12 8AW|
|When||Second Wednesday of the month|
7.15pm for 7:30pm start
Drone delivery and the future of Urban Air taxis
with Michael Merritt
7.30pm Wednesday 10 January 2024
Michael Merritt is responsible for strategy and operations at Skyports, where his focus is developing and expanding the company’s onshore and offshore drone delivery networks. This includes pioneering medical drone delivery networks which supported the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis, a permanent drone mail service in Orkney in partnership with Royal Mail and a drone delivery network for oil rigs. His talk will cover:
- What are cargo drones & Urban Air Taxis?
- How are they being used today?
- Where is the industry and technology going?
- How can you be a part of it?
Michael has a background as an Aerospace Engineer and has worked as a business analyst, flight operations engineer and BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) pilot.
If you’d like to have a meal in Wildwood before the talk, please book your table beforehand – by 5pm on the day at the latest – and let the staff know you’re attending the talk. If not, you can just buy a drink at the bar and bring it in to the cinema.
Places limited to seating capacity (there is no booking system so to be sure of a seat please come early, leave your coat on a seat and get a drink at the bar!)
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