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Wednesday, 2 October 2019

FAA approves UPS to operate fleet of delivery drones in the US

On Tuesday, UPS announced that the US FAA (United States Federal Aviation Administration) has granted the parcel delivery company certification to operate a fleet of drones for the purpose of making OTA deliveries. The Part 135 standard certification grants UPS certification to use UAV (Unmanned air vehicles) for BLVOS (beyond line-of-sight) operation for any cargo that exceeds 55 pounds, even at night. The first delivery flight was made on September 27 to deliver medical cargo to WakeMed's hospital campus in Raleigh, N.C. The deliver was also the first one that UPS earned revenue from,...

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