Phase 0 Technology Demonstration
Phase 1 Safety & Feasibility Testing
Phase 2 Measuring Effectiveness
Phase 3 Expanding Impact


United Kingdom

Year Flights Began


Contact Organization

Snowdonia Aerospace

Evidence Generated

Total # of successful flights


Max flight distance achieved

24 km

Type of flight permission secured

  • No permission required
  • VLoS
  • BVLos
  • Other – see full data set

Location of Flight Permission

  • Site specific permission
  • Broad geographic permission
  • Other – see full data set

Level of stakeholder engagement

  • No engagement needed
  • Engagement of regulatory bodies only
  • Stakeholders at landing and takeoff sites oriented
  • Community outreach campaign targeting takeoff and landing site and wider community

Max payload carried per flight

2 kg

Maximum flight speed

90 km/h

Duration of flight permission

  • One-time
  • Limited duration
  • Unlimited duration
  • Other - see full data set

Results measured

  • Surveillance image
  • Benefits not evaluated
  • Transportation time
  • Product quality
  • Costs
  • Health worker impact
  • Environmental impact
  • Other – see full data set
  • Results not measured
  • Contact organization for more details

References to Findings

Related Project Phases

Implementation Details

Status of Project


Contact Person

Jeremy Howitt

Other Partners

Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Schiller UK, SwiftFlight Avionics



Geographic Scope

Snowdonia, Wales, test centre to remote location

Funding Source

UK Space Agency

Drone Technology

Drone Supplier

UAV Factory

Model Name

Penguin B

Method of Flight

Fixed wing


Internal combustion engine

Power Source


Payload Capacity

2.0 kg
18 x 13 x 8 cm

Maximum flight time with full payload in still air

120 minutes

Radio Links


Delivery method



Delivery only

Are major repairs possible on-site?

No, must be sent out or materials sent in