Alphabet division received the first ever drone carrier license

Wing is a subsidiary of Alphabet that has previously conducted successful tests of drone parcel delivery in

Australia.

The permit was issued for several months - during this time the company needs to test the delivery service, after which the FAA will grant it a full-fledged air carrier license.

It is assumed that in 2019, Wing will launch the service of commercial cargo delivery by drones in the United States. First, he will earn in the state of Virginia, and then, probably, in other regions of the country.

Earlier, Airbus Aircraft Corporation began testing Skyways drones capable of delivering packages to ships anchored at sea.