Yamaha and Japan Airlines trial same-day seafood delivery by drone

New Atlas | Apr 8, 2020 at 4:40 PM
  • Using a full-size crewed aircraft to do so isn’t always cost-effective.
  • The test began at Kamigoto Airport on Nakadori Island, where 20 kg (44 lb) of freshly-caught fish such as longtooth grouper was packed into an insulated box.
  • Designed for autonomous flight beyond the line of sight of its user, the Fazer R G2 is powered by a 4-stroke fuel-injected combustion engine, and can carry a maximum payload of 35 kg (77 lb) at altitudes of up to 2,800 meters (9,186 ft).