Drone Delivery Canada is set to introduce its largest payload cargo delivery drone later this month.
With 180kg of capacity, the ‘Condor’ will be unveiled on February 19 at the TMX Broadcast Centre Gallery via media, public and investor launch events.
The firms says the Condor has been in development for the past year and is the next generation in its drone delivery cargo aircraft.
It has a potential travel distance of up to 200km, the new device is powered by a gas propulsion engine.
Tony Di Benedetto, CEO at Drone Delivery Canada, said: “We are very excited to unveil the Condor to the public. The global application for the Condor is virtually limitless. As such, the Condor is a big part of the future of DDC’s commercial operations.”
He added: “Having the ability to move heavy cargo long distances is a significant milestone for us that opens up many potential commercial opportunities in both Canadian as well as international markets.”
It has a wingspan of around 20ft, has VTOL capability and is equipped with the company’s proprietary FLYTE management system.
DDC went on to confirm it will be working closely with Transport Canada to secure the necessary approvals to begin flight testing the Condor in Q3 of 2019.