Wingcopter is a drone technology startup that designs and manufactures unmanned eVTOL delivery drones capable of providing last-mile delivery as well as mapping, surveying, and inspection.
Wingcopter's create efficient and sustainable drone solutions to improve and save lives.
Wingcopter was founded in 2017 by Tom Plümmer, Jonathan Hesselbarth, and Ansgar Kadura. The company is headquartered in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany.
Wingcopter focuses on the delivery of medical goods, packages, and food as well as inspection, inter-site logistics, and mapping via photogrammetry using aircraft that operates in wind gusts over 45 miles per hour, reaches speeds upwards of 150 miles per hour (in fixed-wing mode), and carries payloads weighing up to 13 pounds.
Wingcopter’s system was recently approved by the FAA, as it looks toward the U.S. for its rapidly expanding footprint. Wingcopter has collaborated with UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward.
Wingcopter is backed by REWE Group, Xplorer Capital, Salvia, Futury XAI technologies, Regio Growth Fund, and others. The company raised $42M in Series A extension round on Jun 21, 2022. This brings Wingcopter's total funding to $67M to date.