UPS announced Oct. 1 that its Flight Forward subsidiary has received the first FAA Part 135 Standard certification to use unmanned aircraft systems for package deliveries nationwide, allowing it to operate a “drone airline.” Since last spring, UPS and drone delivery system developer Matternet have transported medical samples by drone at WakeMed Health and Hospitals in Raleigh, North Carolina, under the FAA’s Part 107 regulation for commercial drones weighing less than 55 ...


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