First Food Delivery by Drones in Latin America Performed in São Paulo

Currently, there are still many barriers to performing deliveries by drones including the uncertainties about this type of equipment, risk of software and hardware crashes, collisions between drones and birds and also loss of the aircraft signal.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - A couple of weeks ago, the first authorized drone delivery took place in Latin America and was organized by Relp! Aceleradora de Restaurantes and SpeedBird Aero.

The drone was carrying the world’s first vegan premium steak, known in Brazil as picanha, from No Bones – a vegan butcher shop chain.

The drone left the Barueri Ecological Park in Alphaville, an upscale suburb of São Paulo and headed to a residential condo, also located in Alphaville, as its final destination. The distance between the starting point and the delivery point was approximately one kilometer (0.6 . . .

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