Wing drone makes (demo) delivery to Colorado’s Coors Field
Silicon giant Alphabet’s Wing drone delivery company has passed several significant milestones in developing its operations around the world over the last year, but now it’s boasting an accomplishment with virtually zero chance of becoming a recurring use case – lowering a payload of peanuts and beer along the outfield foul lines of the Colorado Rockies’ Coors Field.
The company says it staged the Colorado exhibition flight earlier this month as a means of allaying any lingering doubts about delivery drones’ ability to operate safely, efficiently, and quickly in even the densest of urban settings. It was also an effort to show Denver residents the kinds of aerial services the company has been providing in several cities around the US and world – particularly its booming Australian market.
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To be sure, the successful drone delivery trial will doubtless prove…