Royal Mail opts for Windracers drones for Scottish island deliveries

Royal Mail is entering into a partnership with Windracers Group, a maker of twin-engined flying-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), to establish 50 postal routes across the Scottish isles and other islands. Powered by two-cylinder petrol engines, Windracers’ ULTRA (unmanned low-cost transport) drone can carry 100kg up to 1,000km, making it more than capable of reaching the Shetland and Orkney islands, the Hebrides and the Isles of Scilly. The development follows a successful …

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