Royal Mail drone delivery, SkyportsSkyports Drone Services and Speedbird Aero Partner for Royal Mail Drone Delivery Project

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby

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Skyports Drone Services has announced Brazilian drone manufacturer Speedbird Aero as a new aircraft partner for the Orkney I-Port drone delivery project. Established in partnership with Royal Mail, Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority and Loganair, the project seeks to provide an uninterrupted delivery service that is able to handle Orkney’s extreme weather and geography. The latest aircraft partner chosen to join Skyports Drone Services’ drone fleet, Speedbird Aero will provide its DLV-2 aircraft for Skyports Drone Services’ global delivery and logistics projects, beginning with three months of inter-island delivery flights for Royal Mail for the Orkney I-Port project.

The electric multirotor DLV-2 drone, with a max range of up to 16km, was chosen for the Orkney I-Port project due to its…