Robot Plane Delivers Burritos On-Demand

Robot Plane Delivers Burritos On-Demand
technology

Darwin Aerospace's 'Burrito Bomber' would let people order via their smartphone and receive their food from an airborne system.

Emma Hutchings
  • 12 december 2012

The Burrito Bomber is a drone developed by Darwin Aerospace that could signal the next wave of food delivery. The airborne system lets customers send an order via their smartphone to the Bomber web app. Servers use the phone’s GPS to find its location, then generate a waypoint file for the drone. The burrito is then loaded into a custom-made delivery tube and the drone flies to the location to release the order, which parachutes down to the customer. Current FAA guidelines do not allow the commercial use of drones, but the research lab has built a working prototype.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.