Retail delivery by drone moves closer to reality

Delivery by drone could become reality

An official trial will begin early in the new year that could be a big step towards retail order delivery by drone.

Flying of drones is to be tested beyond an operator’s line of sight, The Times reported.

At present that is not allowed under aviation rules. News of the trial came as the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) published a new guide designed to make long-distance drone operations an “everyday occurrence”.

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