First Successful US Drone Delivery Sets Stage For Future
A drone successfully delivered medical supplies to a rural Virginia clinic. What's next for the tiny fliers?By Katie Link | July 21, 2015
A successful touch down in Virginia marked the first drone delivery in the U.S.
A Flirtey drone carried medical packs the final mile from an airport to an isolated, rural pop-up health clinic in Wise County, Virginia. And did so in under three minutes.
The recipe for success in drone delivery: a combination of approval from the Federal Aviation Administration and a potentially life-saving delivery. Because who can say no to medical deliveries?