FAA Approves Zipline’s Drone-Delivery Service Written 22 June 2022


A drone launches from Zipline's California-based test facility. | Credit: Roksenhorn; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

BNN Bloomberg (CAN) reports that “Zipline International Inc., which already is making deliveries with companies such as Walmart Inc., said Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration certification would allow it to expand by shipping [health-care] products from its North Carolina headquarters.” Zipline’s drones do not fly like typical drones but fly “more like a traditional plane and [are] capable of traveling longer distances.” The company has “made more than 300,000 commercial deliveries, many of them medical supply drops in Africa.”
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