Delivery drones may be having their springtime, thanks to the pressure of the coronavirus. The need for contact-free delivery and the urgency of innovation are helping to push this nascent business forward. Now drone delivery company Flirtey has obtained a key patent for tech that makes deliveries safe. expand full story
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The City of Reno has completed their first test flights together with Flirtey as part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP). The program was launched by President Trump late last year to fast-track commercial drone applications. The City of Reno and Flirtey partnership were one out of ten successful applicants for the IPP program.
Flirtey Stories March 13, 2018
One of the best examples of drone deliveries must be Zipline’s blood and medical supply delivery system in Rwanda. The San Francisco-based company has successfully used drones to fly “more than 187,500 miles, delivering 7,000 units of blood over 7,500 flights” since they launched their service in Africa. Could medical cargo benefitting from using a drone to deliver supplies open up the skies for more routine drone deliveries?