UK approves automated drone superhighway for cargo deliveries

Manufacturer touts low cost, sustainability of project

Manna Aero Drone

A Manna Aero drone delivers a parcel during a flight demonstration in Dublin, Ireland. Photographer: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/Bloomberg

An automated drone superhighway designed to transport cargo has been approved by the U.K. government as part of an ambitious funding package for the country’s aerospace sector. The Skyway superhighway will connect the English cities of Reading, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Coventry and Rugby across 165 miles of infrastructure for pilotless drones by mid-2024. When […]

 

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