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Drone company Wing gets ‘air carrier’ approval from FAA, allowing deliveries that will launch in Virginia

Wing, a delivery venture that is part of Google parent Alphabet, has become the first drone company to be certified as an “air carrier” by the Federal Aviation Administration, allowing it to launch a package delivery service within months in … Continue reading

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Regulators To Ease Restrictions On Drones, Clearing The Way For More Commercial Uses

Package delivery by drone is one small step closer to reality today. Federal regulators announced plans Monday to change rules to allow drone operators to fly their unmanned aerial vehicles over populated areas and at night, without having to get … Continue reading

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Drone Rules Likely Still Years Away, Dragging on Industry’s Growth

The Federal Aviation Administration is significantly behind earlier schedules for crafting airborne-identification rules for drones, causing industry officials to worry the delay could stymie their most ambitious plans for years … https://www.wsj.com/articles/drone-rules-likely-still-years-away-dragging-on-industrys-growth-1542888000 Wall Street Journal | Nov. 22, 2018

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UberEats Wants to Deliver Your Meal via Drone by 2021

According to a job posting on Uber’s website spotted by The Wall Street Journal, the ride-hailing company is looking for an operations executive to get delivery drones ready for the UberEats division by 2019 in order to get them commercially … Continue reading

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