06 Apr '18, 12am

Fastest delivery drone in the world

Zipline has unveiled what they call the fastest commercial delivery drone on earth. Zipline's mission is to bring life-saving medicine to the most difficult to reach places on the planet. The Silicon Valley-based company operates the world's first and only national scale drone delivery system, making thousands of deliveries per year. Zipline's newest generation of autonomous aircraft flies farther, faster and with more cargo than was ever before possible— even in high altitude, heavy wind, or rain. For more information see the IDTechEx report on electric UAV drones . The new aircraft is part of a complete redesign of Zipline's logistics system, which dramatically improves the system's launch, autonomous flight, and landing capabilities. The improvements will decrease the amount of time between Zipline's receipt of an order and launch of a fulfilment flight from 10 minutes ...

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