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November 27th, 2019
First drone cargo delivery of an Airbus & XAG joint development in Guangzhou, China, codenamed “Project Vesper”

  • Today’s first flight over 1.6 km took 3 minutes and delivered a bowl of noodles
  • A joint development between Airbus and XAG
  • Start of an MVP service using the Project Vesper Mk1 cargo drone, a retrofitted XAG P-30 aircraft

GUANGZHOU, China – The start of a limited delivery trial in Guangzhou, China, as part of the joint development of a drone cargo service, was announced today at XAG headquarters.

This joint development agreement was originally signed July 2, 2019 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian (China) by Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space and Peng Bin, CEO and co-founder of XAG.