Sky Cart

 
 

Drink service on commercial aircraft is unsafe and slow...

The majority of commercial aircraft are narrow-body single aisle planes. This means that there is only one path from the front of the plane to back. When airlines initiate their complimentary beverage service, they often occupy the aisle with a service cart for long periods of time.

During this time, flight attendants methodically make their way up and down the cabin of the aircraft, all while blocking movement to restrooms and keeping people out of their seats and unsafe. 


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 sketch showing brainstorming different designs for airline seats

sketch showing brainstorming different designs for airline seats


Unexpected turbulence injures hundreds of air-travelers each year and can be minimized if passengers and flight crew are in seats as much as possible. 

Drink service lengthens the time people are out of their seats and generally clogs an already cramped plane. 


Welcome to SKY CART

Sky cart revolutionizes service aboard aircraft by automating the vending and food service process. 


 early concept drawing of overhead drink delivery mechanism

early concept drawing of overhead drink delivery mechanism

 

Food service is no longer limited to one stage of flight. You can never miss the drink cart by taking a nap. A simple smart phone app can be used to place an order and usher the cart from previous position. 

Passengers walking up and down the aisle to the bathroom are free to walk under the Sky Cart. 

 sketch shows a potential vending mechanism

sketch shows a potential vending mechanism


 sketch of drop down loading mechanism

sketch of drop down loading mechanism


Sky Cart can come pre stocked by catering services on the ground, cutting down on the time required to restock a plane.

Flight attendants are freed from this monotonous task and can return to ensuring the safe operation of the flight and the comfort of the passengers. 

preliminary proof of concept prototype