Flytrex is due to start soon the next phase of its drone delivery programme in the USA. It will take place in Holly Springs, North Carolina as part of the UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP), and involves working closely with the FAA and U.S. Department of Transportation.
In the fall of 2018, Flytrex completed its first major deployment in the USA where, with partners, under Part 107 rules it was authorised to perform commercial drone delivery operations to real customers without requiring special permissions from the FAA For four weeks it flew over King’s Walk Golf Course in Grand Forks, North Dakota, bringing burgers and soft drinks to customers enjoying a round of golf.
“Flytrex offers golfers a chance to freshen up at the click of a button (or a tap on their smartphone),” says the company website. Us”ing Flytrex’s drone delivery system, golfers can now order their desires snacks and drinks and receive them to their exact location on the course, within minutes.”
In Holly Springs, deliveries will be made directly to backyards, using the DJI M600, carrying orders up to six pounds in weight.
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