Google completes first drone delivery in the US

Wing’s drone delivery service is now live in Virginia. The Alphabet subsidiary is now delivering snacks and health care products to residents of Christiansburg, Virginia, after receiving approval from the government and teaming up with major players like FedEx and Walgreens. Wing says it’s the first commercial drone delivery service in the US. Earlier this year, Wing became one of the first drone operators to be certified as a commercial air carrier by the Federal Aviation Administration, allowing it to deliver goods to people who may live miles away and not in the drone operator’s line of sight. A video posted by Wing shows an elderly couple and a family with young children using their smartphones to select items for delivery. The... Continue reading…

Google completes first drone delivery in the US

Alphabet (Google) subsidiary Wing has become the first company in the United States to deliver packages by drone.

Sat 19 Oct 19 from TechXplore

Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

A Google affiliate is using drones to deliver customers' Walgreens purchases in a test being run in a Virginia town.

Fri 18 Oct 19 from TechXplore

UPS and CVS team up to develop drone deliveries right to your house - CNET

The project is just getting started, but could result in CVS stores doubling as drone delivery hubs.

Mon 21 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Google’s Wing makes the first drone-borne delivery in the US

A milestone in e-commerce... and the imminent age of robot overlords.

Mon 21 Oct 19 from ZME Science

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 ...

Sat 19 Oct 19 from Techspot

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.

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Daily Mail

Alphabet’s Wing starts drone deliveries to US homes

Alphabet's Wing has started making deliveries by drone to homes in the US for the first time. During a pilot program in Christiansburg, Virginia, drones will drop off packages ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Engadget

Alphabet’s Wing begins making first commercial drone deliveries in the U.S.

Alphabet -owned drone delivery spin-out Wing is starting to service U.S. customers, after becoming the first drone delivery company to get the federal go-ahead to do so earlier this year. Wing ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from TechCrunch

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