Drone Delivery

Alphabet’s Wing starts drone deliveries to US homes

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Wing 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 from FedEx, Walgreens and local retailer Sugar Magnolia, which include over-the-counter medication, snacks and gifts. Alphabet says it’s the first […]

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Alphabet’s Wing drones will soon deliver FedEx and Walgreens packages

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Wing This fall, Alphabet’s drone delivery arm Wing will begin delivering goods for FedEx Express, Walgreens and a small retailer. The pilot program will be based in Christiansburg, Virginia, and it’s meant to prove that Wing’s drones are ready to deliver health care products, fill last-mile delivery needs and give […]

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The Silent Arrow is a massive glider delivery drone

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Yates Electrospace Corporation When most of us imagine the delivery drones of the future, we think of small, copter-based machines that look like the DJI Mavic. It turns out, however, that large glider drones are also part of the equation, particularly as far as militaries are concerned. We got a […]

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Wing receives the first FAA certification for drone deliveries

Engadget RSS Feed Wing Today, Alphabet’s Wing division became the first drone delivery company to receive its Air Carrier Certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certification means Wing can begin a commercial drone delivery service, and the company hopes to launch its first delivery trial later this year. Over the next several […]

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FAA approves Google’s drone delivery service for commercial use in the U.S.

Mashable Drone deliveries might be the future, whether you like it or not. Image: Ulrich Baumgarten / Getty Images By Raymond Wong2019-04-23 14:37:32 UTC After getting approved for commercial air delivery in Australia earlier this month, Alphabet’s Wing drone delivery service has now received the green light from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to allow […]

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Alphabet’s Wing launches drone delivery service in Australia

Engadget RSS Feed After months of testing, Alphabet’s Wing division is launching a drone delivery service in Australia. It will cover roughly 100 homes in the suburbs of Crace, Palmerston and Franklin, just outside the capital city of Canberra. Customers will be able to request small goods, such as medicine, coffee and groceries, from a […]

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Alphabet’s drone delivery startup Wing will launch service in 2019

Mashable Wing’s drone delivery service will begin a trial run in Finland in Spring of next year. Image: wing By Matt Binder2018-12-05 16:12:49 UTC Drone deliveries may finally become a reality. Wing, Alphabet’s drone delivery startup, has announced it will launch a trial-run of its service in Finland in spring 2019.  The initial run will […]

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