Amazon Unveils Smaller Delivery Drone That Can Fly in Rain
Amazon.com Inc. unveiled a new delivery drone on Nov. 10 that’s smaller, makes less noise and can fly through light rain, the latest effort to get the troubled and long-developing project off the ground.
First Aerial Delivery Drone Granted Design Approval by FAA
U.S. aviation regulators approved designs for the first flying drone built specifically for shipping packages, a major step forward for the fledgling remote delivery industry.September 7, 2022
FAA Approves Zipline’s Drone-Delivery Service as Air Carrier
Zipline International Inc., a drone-delivery company that has made thousands of medical drops in Africa, was approved by U.S. regulators to operate as a small air carrier.June 21, 2022
US Drone Company Zipline Starts Delivering Medicine in Japan
TOKYO — Zipline, an American company that specializes in using autonomously flying drones to deliver medical supplies, has taken off in Japan.
Alphabet’s Wing Elevates Adam Woodworth to CEO
Alphabet Inc.’s Wing unit elevated its leading technology official to head the company as it seeks to rapidly expand its drone delivery operations, including in the Dallas suburbs.February 15, 2022
Walmart Takes New Step Toward Making Aerial Deliveries Routine
Walmart Inc. is expanding its efforts to offer aerial deliveries to homes, joining with startup DroneUp to begin dropping off items ranging from cans of tuna to children’s thermometers.
Alphabet’s Wing Nears 100,000th Package Delivery
Alphabet Inc.’s Wing subsidiary is about to reach a milestone in the fledgling drone-delivery business: Any day now it will deliver its 100,000th package to a customer.August 25, 2021
How Drones Help Workers Inspect Wind Turbines
Nearthlab’s drones use artificial intelligence and laser technologies to help pinpoint potential damage and reduce the chance of accidents during human inspections of wind turbines.
Drone Demo Offers a Taste of the Future of Delivery
A Deuce Drone flew some smoothies to waiting consumers June 1 in Mobile, Ala., but the real payload might have been a peek at the legislative support that drone delivery startups need in order to get off the ground.
Kroger Joins Drone Delivery Race With Pilot From Ohio Store
Kroger Co. is diving into drone delivery, starting a pilot at a store near its Cincinnati headquarters.