UPS CEO Says Wind and Rain Are Holding Back Delivery Drones

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UPS CEO Says Wind and Rain Are Holding Back Delivery Drones - BNN Bloomberg

United Parcel Service Inc. has been experimenting for years with drone deliveries, but that doesn’t mean the tech is ready for prime time.

“You can’t fly them when it’s windy. You can’t fly them when it’s rainy,” Chief Executive Officer Carol Tome said Tuesday during an American Chamber of Commerce event. “There are lots of issues with drones.”
 

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UPS CEO Says Wind and Rain Are Holding Back Delivery Drones - BNN Bloomberg

United Parcel Service Inc. has been experimenting for years with drone deliveries, but that doesn’t mean the tech is ready for prime time.

“You can’t fly them when it’s windy. You can’t fly them when it’s rainy,” Chief Executive Officer Carol Tome said Tuesday during an American Chamber of Commerce event. “There are lots of issues with drones.”
Stop worrying about drones. Figure out how to get our air to us on time every day. This is important not pipe dreams about drones.
 

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Just as well..think of the liability issues if one goes down and hits one of our customers or one of their pets...🐶📦...🚁🔥
 

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Just as well..think of the liability issues if one goes down and hits one of our customers or one of their pets...🐶📦...🚁🔥
UPS Begins Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines with Drones in North Carolina. UPS and its subsidiary UPS Flight Forward have begun delivering COVID-19 vaccines using drones in a new partnership with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist located in North Carolina, according to an Aug. 24 press release.

 

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UPS Begins Delivering COVID-19 Vaccines with Drones in North Carolina. UPS and its subsidiary UPS Flight Forward have begun delivering COVID-19 vaccines using drones in a new partnership with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist located in North Carolina, according to an Aug. 24 press release.

Did you bother to look at the date of this article? Almost 6 months old!
So, you're a leading edge aviation guy now?
 
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