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US patent for UAV delivery drone system

The HorseFly UAV delivery system is a custom-built, carbon fibre, high-efficiency octocopter delivery drone.

12th April 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Cincinnati, OH

Transport/​Aerospace

HorseFly UAV delivery system. © Workhorse GroupWorkhorse Group, an American technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective solutions to the commercial electric transportation sector, has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the HorseFly Truck Launched Drone Package Delivery System.

The HorseFly UAV delivery system is a custom-built, carbon fibre, high-efficiency octocopter delivery drone that is fully integrated with the Workhorse line of electric/hybrid delivery trucks. The HorseFly system conforms to FAA guidelines for UAV operation in the US. Being integrated with delivery trucks, the system is designed such that a driver or driver's assistant can maintain line-of-sight operation of the UAV delivery process.

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