FAA approves UPS and partner Matternet to transport medical samples via drones across hospital system in Raleigh

UPS announced on Tuesday a first-of-its-kind logistics service in the United States to deliver medical samples via unmanned drones through a collaboration with Matternet.

The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C., metropolitan area, with oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration and North Carolina Department of Transportation. Tuesday’s flight marks the beginning of numerous planned daily revenue flights at the WakeMed Raleigh campus …


Intelligent Aerospace | March 27, 2019

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