France becomes first country to use drones for national mail service

Posted on:24 Dec 2016 09:28:03

France becomes first country to use drones for national mail service
24 December 2016 Current Affairs: France became the first country in the world to use drones for national mail service.

In this regard, French postal service announced a drone delivery program to deliver parcels on a 14-kilometre route once a week to reach mountainous regions.

 These mail drones will have a range of 19 km and a top speed of 30.5 kmph. They also have parachutes for safe emergency landing.


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