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July 27, 2016

Drone Delivery Canada tests drone logistics platform

TORONTO, Ont.-- Drone Delivery Canada has reported positive results from its initial commercial testing on its next generation drone logistics platform 4.0. Test flights occurred in Waterloo, Ontario with its Canadian university research partners, the company said. Both flight times and payload carry exceeded initial expectations primarily as a result of development work which occurred at the Vaughan DDC lab over the past nine months, the company added. "We are very pleased with first results that exceeded expectations in terms of flight time and its payload carry. Today you cannot simply buy a drone for delivery purposes like you can for photography, so we are collaborating with Canada's best in breed to develop our own. There are many benefits to this; for instance, we will own all of the intellectual property and then simply