FAA Approves BVLOS Flights for Zipline Cargo Drones Written 20 September 2023


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

Aviation Week reports that the FAA “has authorized Zipline International to perform beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) flights of its cargo drones.” The company, which “is a Part 135 operator, is now authorized by the regulator to deliver commercial packages using its UAV and a parachute.”
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