Drone Delivery in the US: Auterion’s New Study
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2022, however, has been the best year yet for drone delivery programs in the U.S. Walmart has gotten their program off the ground and is expanding to another six states, Wing has expanded their retail program, Flytrex now has approval to double their delivery range, and Amazon – finally – is ready to start delivering packages from the air. Zipline, pioneers in medical drone delivery around the world, are now operating in the US. And this is just the beginning – over the next few years, delivery companies and retailers hope to move beyond small trial projects and implement drone delivery programs nationwide.
Drones are delivering coffee, food, groceries, library books, and more – but residential delivery is so far limited to light weights. (Cargo drones and larger aircraft are already…