In some parts of the world, those 30+ year-old Grumman LLVs just don’t do the trick. That’s where these ten bizarre modes of shipping mail (and cars, and planes, and other ships) come in handy.
When a Florida mailman landed a gyrocopter with a USPS logo on the lawn of the Capitol today, I’m sure you were asking yourself the same question I was: Does the postal service really deliver mail via gyrocopter? Not today. But it turns out they did, back in the 1930s.
The US Postal Service is famous for their creed "neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."