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

Country

Uruguay

Year Flights Began

2023

Contact Organization

Cielum

Evidence Generated

Total # of successful flights

39

# of Months of Sustained Flights

4

Average # of Flights Per Month Carrying Payload

8

Average Flight Distance Achieved

80 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

Average Payload Carried per Flight

3 kg

Average Flight Speed

144 km/h

Estimated Population Served By Flight Operations

500

Duration of flight permission

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

Results measured

  • Operational costs
  • Supply chain performance
  • Operations and financing models
  • Health outcomes or impact

References to Findings

Related Project Phases

Implementation Details

Status of Project

Suspended

Contact Person

Kevin Tauber
ktauber@cielum.eu

Other Partners

Tacuarembó Regional Hospital, Local CAA DINACIA

Payload

Medical Products

Geographic Scope

Tacuarembó Regional Hospital to Tambores and Curtina

Funding Source

Unicef Innovation

Drone Technology

Drone Supplier

RigiTech

Model Name

Eiger

Method of Flight

VTOL fixed wing

Propulsion

Electric motor

Power Source

Battery

Payload Capacity

2.5 kg
3 cm

Maximum flight time with full payload in still air

49 minutes

Radio Links

LTE (3G/4G)

Delivery method

Landing

Role

Delivery & collection

Are major repairs possible on-site?

No, must be sent out or materials sent in