Weiterstadt, Germany / São Paulo- Leading delivery drone manufacturer Wingcopter and SYNERJET Corp on 12 October 2021 announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement. The agreement will authorize the Latin American company to act as a distributor and local technical support provider for the Wingcopter 198, Wingcopter’s new flagship Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), to customers in the region. SYNERJET is one of the most reputed companies in business aviation on the continent, with operations in Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Ecuador, Chile, and Guatemala.
The agreement makes SYNERJET a member of the Wingcopter Authorized Partnership Program (WAPP) and a first mover on the continent in the developing drone industry. With its vast and densely populated areas, Brazil and other South and Central American countries are ideally suited for different drone delivery applications. SYNERJET aims to provide logistics companies, drone operators, and providers in the healthcare industry with Wingcopter technology.
With the WAPP, Wingcopter is creating a global network of strategic partners. The program enables drone operators, resellers, and agents worldwide to tap the full potential of drone delivery. Simultaneously, it allows Wingcopter to scale internationally fast and efficiently. Authorized Wingcopter Partners are trained and permitted to operate, promote, and distribute the world’s first triple-drop delivery drone, the Wingcopter 198, in addition, receive early access to updates, upgrades, and new products.
Wingcopter is an award-winning Germany based manufacturer and service provider of eVTOL, fixed-wing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), committed to enhancing and saving people’s lives worldwide through impactful commercial and humanitarian applications. The company is focused on optimizing medical supply chains. In the future, Wingcopter plans to deliver packages, tools and spare parts, besides food and groceries. Wingcopter can take off and land vertically like a multicopter while flying long distances as efficiently and swiftly as a fixed-wing aircraft, even in rain and wind, thanks to its patented tilt-rotor mechanism. In 2020, Wingcopter was entitled a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum. Wingcopter’s investors include Futury Ventures, Xplorer Capital, Futury Regio Growth Fund, Hessen Kapital III, and Corecam Capital Partners.
SYNERJET CORP is a privately held Latin America based aviation company headquartered in Brazil, with main offices in Colombia and Panama, mainly servicing and selling business aircraft. The company is the exclusive distributor for PILATUS AIRCRAFT in Latin America and CIRRUS AIRCRAFT in northern South America and Central America, representing JETCRAFT in South America and being an avionics Premium Dealer for ENERCRAFT and HONEYWELL distributor in Brazil. The company also owns service centres in Brazil and Colombia and appointed satellite centres in Chile and Guatemala. SYNERJET was founded in 2002 and has represented the most crucial airplane and helicopter OEM’s in multiple countries since its foundation.
What the team Wingcopter has to say:
“This partnership represents an exciting step on our mission to create logistical highways in the sky throughout the world, and we are very happy to take it together with SYNERJET. It is our first, but certainly not our last step in Latin America”, says Tom Plümmer, CEO of Wingcopter.
Armando Koerig Gessinger, Head of Sales at Wingcopter, said, “Getting SYNERJET on board as a very experienced and highly respected aviation company in Latin America is awesome. They will enable many drone operators to use fleets of Wingcopters in this part of the world. We experience a lot of interest in Wingcopter’s Authorized Partnership Program and in deploying the Wingcopter 198, as more and more companies understand the potential of drone deliveries.”
What the team Synerjet has to say:
José Eduardo Brandão, CEO of SYNERJET, added: “We are delighted to be associated with Wingcopter in Latin America. This step represents an important milestone for us, one that is part of our vision of continued support to developing aviation in the region, reaching out to remote areas more efficiently, and selling and supporting the most suitable products available in the industry.”
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