Google’s Project Wing drone delivery service gains Aussie approval

The Australian aviation authority, CASA, has given approval to Project Wing to take to the skies in Canberra. The drone delivery arm of Google parent company Alphabet has been trialling drone delivery of food and drinks, medication and locally-made coffee and chocolate for the past 18 months. According to a report from the Guardian, CASA confirmed sign off on the scheme yesterday. Spokesman Peter Gibson ensured the safety of the drones, traffic management system, maintenance, drone pilot training and operational plans had been examined. The drone delivery service is expected to start with around 100 eligible homes in the suburbs
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