We post our journey and Progress on this part of the webiste. This helps us being accountable to our community of people/businesses who want to see us succeed. People who are interested to know more about our company and they want to follow our progress, This is the place you need to be in. We do our best to cover all the details of our progress in less words as possible so only the key and major points are put across.
November 28, 2020
Week 4 November update
We're actually running ahead of schedule (I know, it surprised me too), as most of the technical work - until the parts arrive - is complete. Over the next few weeks we will be working more on other aspects of the project, such as fundraising, business, and legal to lay the groundwork for the post prototype workflow.
November 21, 2020
Week 3 November update
All simulations are now complete, documentation is almost complete, looking for more help with the project.
January 31, 2021
Week 3 January updates
We've got our funding request approved and are now in the process of purchasing other parts for the drone, sorting out the complexities of an FEA simulation with composites, getting in touch with some NGOs that work with hospitals in rural areas.
February 20, 2021
Week 3 February updates
This week, a lot of work has been done with the prototype - the foam mold of the drone is almost entirely complete and layering process should begin next week.
November 14, 2020
Week 2 November update
Most of the FEA simulations are complete, funding request for the electronics order to Helpful has been sent and is currently being processed. We're on track to start working on the drone as soon as the parts arrive from China.
January 23, 2021
Week 2 January update
We've finally started the physical build of the drone! Getting a better idea of the legal framework surrounding drone delivery in India.
October 31, 2020
Validation of the electronics list, updates on modal analysis, buckling simulation, and documentation.
February 13, 2021
Week 2 February updates
Currently building the foam mold for the central section of the drone, and that will be made by attaching slices of foam together and sanding it down to make a smooth shape.
December 12, 2020
Week 2 December update
The parts for the prototype have now arrived, looking at getting a wooden mold made for the drone, more documentation review, and revamping the website. We're looking at setting up OpenDrone as a legal entity, with Helpful supporting us. We're now looking at planning out the pilot program for the drone.
November 7, 2020
Week 1 November update
Most of this week was spent on trying to get the simulations sorted for the prototype.
January 01, 2021
Week 1 January update
Happy New Year! We've been getting in touch with some vendors to get the drone made out of fiberglass, testing some of the electronics, unning HITL (Hardware In The Loop) simulations, running CFD simulations.
February 07, 2021
Week 1 February updates
Procuring all of the required materials, support for simulations, market research, speaking to potential investors.
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