Zing Will Use Waterways to Help its Drone Deliveries Take Off
Florida company found faster (flight) path to market while navigating strict FAA regulations.
Zing, a Florida-based drone delivery service, has found a path to market while it still navigates the strict process of getting full FAA approval. The company currently operates under part 107 of the FAA commercial drone operation code, which means it can’t fly over people or moving vehicles.
Zing has found an interesting… “loophole” is probably too perjorative a term, but it has found a path to market that allows it to remain compliant with the FAA while still launching a pilot operation.
The company will make deliveries by flying over waterways in places like St. Petersburg, Florida. Zing will fly orders from waterfront restaurants over over the water to a designated area in a neighborhood on the opposite bank.
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