Chinese Test UAV-based Parcel Courier Service

What is the most efficient way to deliver packages? Chinese courier firm SF has a better idea:


(Chinese Test UAV-based Parcel Courier Service)

SF courier service (probably the best courier in China) is currently testing the us of UAV devices to deliver small to medium-sized packages. The idea is that the it will save time to fly the radio control quad-copter up to the window of the customer rather than having to walk up the stairs or wait for the elevator.

In 1950, EB White write a prescient short fiction work for The New Yorker magazine titled The Morning of the Day They Did It. He described a diaper delivery system via helicopter - the Diaheliper:

It seems there had been a low-altitude collision between two small planes... One plane was a Diaheliper, belonging to an aerial diaper service that flew diapers to rural homes by helicopter.

And yes, he is the same EB White who wrote Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web.

Via GizChina; see also this Chinese UAV-based Parcel Courier Service video.

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