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Drones: Walk, Crawl, Run

Presenters: Robbie Bourke, Bobby Healy, Dan Czerwonka

Industry leaders were not able to convene in person for the Farnborough International Airshow this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Farnborough team bought the event to the virtual platform with a series of digital events.

Oliver Wyman was delighted to participate in a session the Global Urban & Advanced Air Summit series of virtual events. In this special edition of the Velocity Podcast, join Oliver Wyman CAVOK’S Robbie Bourke for a discussion around the impact of Covid-19 on the urban air mobility industry. In the past twelve months there have been significant progress with technology and regulatory requirements. Urbanisation and time sensitivity were demand drivers pre-pandemic, but is there going to be a changing dynamic in our cities?  

In this episode we are joined by Bobby Healy, Manna Aerospace and Dan Czerwonka, Zipline as they talk through the challenges and hurdles they have overcome, what advice they would give to companies working in the UAM space, and the 'walk, crawl, run' approach to operationalizing. 


Continue the Conversation:

One year on from the inaugural Global Urban Air Summit (GUAS) held at Farnborough, in an interview with FINN Robbie Bourke takes a look back at the developments from the past year – and what lies ahead.

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