Prospects for drone parcel deliveries receive £273m government funding boost


The prospect of using drones to deliver goods along 'superhighways' in the sky took a significant leap forwards this week after the government pledged GBP273m in grants for aerospace projects. The money is to be shared between designs for green aerospace innovation and ultra-efficient manufacturing processes and technologies - and GBP105.5m will be used for 17 projects focusing on air transport systems. The government said it could create more than 8,800 jobs and make motorways safer.

One of the projects, [...]

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