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FAA Certifies Google's Wing Drone Delivery Company To Operate As An Airline

Wing's drones are made to deliver a wide range of items — including coffee, chocolate and burritos — from local merchants to their customers.
The Wing company, a Google spinoff, has won federal approval to operate its drone delivery system as an airline in the U.S. Source: Wing

The Federal Aviation Administration has certified Alphabet's Wing Aviation to operate as an airline, in a first for U.S. drone delivery companies. Wing, which began as a Google X project, has been testing its autonomous drones in southwest Virginia and elsewhere.

"Air Carrier Certification means that we can begin a commercial service delivering goods from local businesses to homes in the United States," Wing said in.

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