Alphabet's Wing division has launched 'America's first' commercial drone delivery service

According to Wing, this program is America’s first true consumer-facing drone delivery service. The service kicked off after Wing received an “Air Carrier Certificate” from the Federal Aviation Administration. With that certification, Wing has been granted permission to use unmanned drones to drop packages off on the doorsteps of various..

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Company begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

Wing, a Google affiliate, is beginning its test run of drone-delivered packages in the Virginia town of Christiansburg. (October 18)

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Walgreens now offers drone delivery service

Starting this month, Walgreens customers can purchase items online and have them delivered to their doorstep by drone.


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Russian Startup Crowdfunds Drones-for-Schools Project

A Russian startup is hoping a $30,00 crowdfunding campaign will advance drone education in the classroom. Copter Express Technologies (COEX) recently created an Indiegogo campaign dubbed the COEX Clover Educational Drone Kit

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Sky's the limit! Alphabet's drone delivery service Wing officially begins service in Virginia

After years of development, Alphabet’s drone delivery service Wing is officially open for business. The company announced the beginning of service for residents of Christiansburg, Virginia.

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