Wing is a drone delivery company that is owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, the company has recently received FAA approval in the US for its drone delivery service.
The company has been testing out its delivery service in the US and has flown more than 70,000 test flights and has made more than 3,000 deliveries to customers.
Wing now intends to test the service fully in Virginia over the next few months, the company is hoping to work with local companies to test out its drone delivery service.
Our next steps will be to further our participation in the UAS IPP in Southwest Virginia. For the next several months, we’ll be reaching out to businesses and community members in the Blacksburg and Christiansburg areas to demonstrate our technology, answer questions, and solicit feedback with the goal of launching a delivery trial later this year.
Wing has worked for six years to build a small, lightweight aircraft and navigational system that can safely deliver small packages on demand to specific destinations in only a few minutes. Air Carrier Certification is an important step that will ultimately allow us to create air delivery services for communities in America.
You can find out more details about Wing’s plans for their drone delivery service at the link below.