China is made up of tall, towering skyscrapers which for a parcel couriers must be a nightmare, but one company may have found a solution by using UAV drones.
SF courier service (probably the best courier in China) is currently testing the us of UAV devices to deliver small to medium-sized packages. The idea is that the it will save time to fly the radio control quad-copter up to the window of the customer rather than having to walk up the stairs or wait for the elevator.
The UAV SF are testing is a suped-up version of the more common quad-copter with 8 powerful rotor offering enough lift to carry a weighty package.
Video of China’s Courier drones
Test flights have proven that the drone is easily capable of delivering goods, however issues with the noise it creates, health and safety (reaching out of a 15 floor window to get your parcel) and obvious issues with unmanned drones flying around cities need to be addressed.
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