Prospects for drone parcel deliveries receive £273m government funding boost


 

The prospect of using drones to deliver goods along ‘superhighways’ in the sky took a significant leap forwards this week after the government pledged £273m in grants for aerospace projects. The money is to be shared between designs for green aerospace innovation and ultra-efficient manufacturing processes and technologies – and £105.5m will be used for 17 projects focusing on air transport systems. The government said it could create more than 8,800 jobs and make motorways safer. One of the projects, […]