A prototype "parcelcopter" of German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post DHL flies in front of the company's headquarters in Bonn, Dec. 9, 2013.
DHL on Monday showed its prototype "parcelcopter," which is a modified microdrone that costs $54,900 and can carry packages up to 2.65 pounds.
Drone delivery vehicles have been in the news lately with Amazon also announcing plans for a futuristic delivery drone.
Watch: Amazon unveils futuristic plan: Delivery by drone
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