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wingcopter.com

Founded Year

2014

Stage

Series A - V | Alive

Total Raised

$64M

Last Raised

$42M | 3 mos ago

Mosaic Score

+40 points in the past 30 days

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About Wingcopter

Wingcopter designs and manufactures the premier vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft systems. Its Wingctoper VTOL technology is now available on commercial UAS, the Wingcopter 178 and the Wingcotper 178 Heavy Lift. With a payload capacity of up to 6 kg, it offers the platform for aerial data collection, delivery and customization. Wingcopter was founded in 2014 and is based in Weiterstadt, Germany.

Wingcopter Headquarters Location

Feldstrasse 16

Weiterstadt, 64331,

Germany

+49 175 2626272

ESPs containing Wingcopter

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EXECUTION STRENGTHMARKET STRENGTHLEADERHIGHFLIEROUTPERFORMERCHALLENGER
Transportation & Logistics / Supply Chain Tech

Startups in this market are developing delivery drones for e-commerce retailers. Drones help lower emissions for last mile delivery since they use less energy per mile than traditional options like delivery trucks.

Wingcopter named as Highflier among 8 other companies, including Zipline, Skyports, and Flytrex.

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Expert Collections containing Wingcopter

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Wingcopter is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Supply Chain & Logistics Tech.

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Supply Chain & Logistics Tech

4,419 items

Companies offering technology-driven solutions that serve the supply chain & logistics space (e.g. shipping, inventory mgmt, last mile, trucking).

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Robotics

1,974 items

This collection includes startups developing autonomous ground robots, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotic arms, and underwater drones, among other robotic systems. This collection also includes companies developing operating systems and vision modules for robots.

Wingcopter Patents

Wingcopter has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Avionics
  • Concurrency control
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

5/30/2018

Aerodynamics, Transaction processing, Avionics, Loudspeakers, Concurrency control

Application

Application Date

5/30/2018

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Aerodynamics, Transaction processing, Avionics, Loudspeakers, Concurrency control

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Application

Latest Wingcopter News

Wingcopter – Drone Pilot in Malawi

Sep 13, 2022

Sep 13, 2022 Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals! We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our drone technology saves and improves lives every day. Currently, we are looking for a Drone Pilot in Malawi to join our Team. In Malawi we are leveraging our drone technology to deliver emergency medical commodities to remote health centers. Currently, we have drone operations in three districts in the central region and have made over 1.200 deliveries including essential medicine, lab samples and vaccines. In the upcoming months, we will be expanding rapidly. As we continue to scale the operations, we are looking for a Drone Pilot to support our Humanitarian and Aviation Services team in Malawi. As a Drone Pilot you will become an integral part of our Malawi operations team to ensure we reach our 2023 target of providing 7.5 million Malawians with access to on-demand drone delivery service. You will receive an intensive training as a UAS operator, acquiring expertise in manual and automatic piloting, flight operations, routine maintenance, certification as UAS instructor, and UAS regulations, safety, and compliance. This role will evolve over time, but the end goal is for you to be capable of setting up and running complex BVLOS operations, anywhere. This contractor position is open to all candidates, preference given to Malawians. It is based full-time in Malawi. What You’ll Do: •    Operating Wingcopter drones as a certified Pilot-In-Command •    Ensuring and supervising safe flight operations in compliance with the Civil Aviation Regulations and the Wingcopter´s Aircraft Operator Manual •    Flight and operations preparation and execution •    Scoping of air routes, airfields, and drop-off sites •    Monitoring of operational standards and actively offering improvements to current SOPs •    Planning and validating of autonomous flight missions beyond line-of-sight (BVLOS) •    Performing basic inspection and routine and ad hoc maintenance in the field •    Optimization of our flight operation procedures •    Training new UAS Operators •    Other work related to supporting the smooth running of flight operations in Malawi What You’ll Need: •    A minimum of 2+ years of work experience, UAS experience is a plus •    EASA A1-A3 license OR other RPL license accepted in the country of operations •    Radio telephony license (preferable) •    Team-player and have a pro-active, creative and hands-on mentality •    Strong interpersonal, analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills •    A positive attitude towards safety •    Excellent attention to detail, high levels of organization, and a clear communication •    Disciplined in adhering to and implementing prescribed processes •    Previous work experience in a technical field will be a bonus What We’ll Offer:

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  • When was Wingcopter founded?

    Wingcopter was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Wingcopter's headquarters?

    Wingcopter's headquarters is located at Feldstrasse 16, Weiterstadt.

  • What is Wingcopter's latest funding round?

    Wingcopter's latest funding round is Series A - V.

  • How much did Wingcopter raise?

    Wingcopter raised a total of $64M.

  • Who are the investors of Wingcopter?

    Investors of Wingcopter include Xplorer Capital, ITOCHU Corporation, Salvia, Futury Capital, XAI Technologies and 10 more.

  • Who are Wingcopter's competitors?

    Competitors of Wingcopter include Skyports, Matternet, Flytrex, Antwork Network Technology, aiseed and 10 more.

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