The first air carrier certificate for a commercial drone delivery service in the US has been awarded by the FAA to Wing, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet. Armed with its Part 135 operator’s certificate, Wing now plans to engage with communities and businesses in Blacksburg and Christiansburg in southwest Virginia, close to where it has been trialing delivery drones with the Virginia Tech-run Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test ...

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