Transport and logistics 2014

Project Wing





Drone technology

Drone delivery division of Alphabet tested air traffic management system and delivery drones in southeast Australia and California, utilised by locals for take-away deliveries and other similar tasks.

What was tested

Drone delivery as a service; Drone technology

Testbed purpose

The purpose is to develop and test delivery drones used to transport everything from groceries to emergency medicine to customers.


The testbed is designated delivery zones in Australia and California with suspended regulation and access to user-groups that provide feedback The drone flues into the customer's airspace above a designated delivery zone, lowering the delivery with winches before returning to a hub. App-driven use.

Use cases

  • Testing innovation for verification and proof-of-concept

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