Flytrex, an Israeli drone delivery startup, is quietly increasing the range and scope of its on-demand drone delivery services in North Carolina. Now, thousands of residents in Fayetteville, NC, will be able to order food, beverages, and other goods directly to their backyards via drones.
This development comes on the heels of a recent fundraising round in which Flytrex secured $9.3 million to expand its operations in the United States. Meanwhile, expanded drone deliveries in Fayetteville are being enabled through a newly granted waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration, which permits Flytrex to operate its drones above people.
As Yariv Bash, cofounder and CEO of Flytrex, explains:
The FAA approval is important to expanding on-demand drone delivery throughout the US in compliance with the highest possible safety standards. Through this expansion, we will be able to glean valuable insight into usage and customer preferences, allowing us to further tailor our offering…