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Alphabet’s drone delivery company just received FAA approval to start dropping packages on customer’s front doorsteps in Virginia (GOOG, GOOGL)

Wing drone

  • Wing, the aerial-delivery venture spun out of Google, has become the first US drone operator to receive federal clearance as an airline.
  • That means Wing can start legally dropping packages on people’s front doorsteps in the states.
  • Wing says it will begin testing services in two southwestern Virginia towns and hopes to launch there by later this year.
  • In Australia — where the company has been testing since 2014 — Wing drones deliver everything from burritos to coffees to over-the-counter medications. Commercial services in Virginia will likely be similar.
  • Other companies like Uber and UPS are vying for read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com