Royal Mail tests mail drone delivery in the Orkney Islands

Thursday 7 October 2021 | 11:32 CET | News
Royal Mail has launched a trial of scheduled, autonomous drone flights between Kirkwall and North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands.

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