The history of Medifly

How it all began…

9/2020 - 8/2022

2nd phase

The second phase focuses on establishing regular operations. For a few months, unmanned aircraft shall conduct operations between multiple hospitals.

6/2019 - 2/2020

1st phase

The first phase shall demonstrate the feasibility of conducting safe flights in urban airspace, and in the airport control zone.

6/2018

Hamburg joins UAM initiative

The City of Hamburg and local industry sign letter of intent to become EU model region for urban air mobility (UAM).

5/2017

Drone network Windrove

The network “Windrove” founded by initiative of ZAL GmbH, Hamburg Ministry of Economy, and Hamburg Aviation; initially funded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

15.12.2020

Medifly receives grant notification letter for the second project phase

26.05.2020

Medifly Hamburg awarded "regulatory sandbox" by Federal Ministry of Economy

05.02.2020

Medifly Hamburg conducts first urban test flights

03.07.2018

UAM initiative kick-off event

During the workshop, transporting medical goods is identified as promising use case for unmanned aircraft. Subsequently, several Hamburg-based companies join forces to launch the project “Medifly Hamburg”.

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