PX4’s project lead (Lorenz Meier) assisted the Redline project and Lord Norman Foster with a feasibility study on the size and types of cargo drones best suited for the use in Foster’s droneport concept. The Redline project paved the way for Bay Area based startup Zipline for its launch location Rwanda (press release).
Vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) planes can enable cargo use cases when space for runways is tight and range is important. PX4 pioneered VTOL airplanes and is the first system to offer tailsitter, tilt rotor and quad plane support. PX4 offers leading VTOL airframe support