DJI delivery drone gets FCC approval for US launch
DJI has filed paperwork with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to bring its first-ever delivery drone, FlyCart 30, to North America. The drone was first unveiled in China in August 2023.
FlyCart 30 supports two modes of delivery: a cargo box and a winch crane system. The product’s official release onto the FCC database indicates that it could be flying in the US skies pretty soon! Here’s what we know about the DJI delivery drone so far…
FlyCart 30 specs and features
FlyCart 30 adopts a 4-axis, 8-propeller multi-rotor configuration with a maximum payload capacity of 30 kg in dual battery mode and a maximum range of 16 km with a full load. Equip the drone with only one battery, and you can increase the payload capacity to 40 kg. But dual batteries are recommended because they are a part of the drone’s redundancy system. If one battery fails during a delivery operation, the other can take over and ensure the aircraft’s safe…