Virginia Tech

Kitty Hawk moment for delivery drones


The first official U.S. civilian drone delivery is now in the history books. On July 17, with approval by the Federal Aviation Administration and under the supervision of scientists from Virginia Tech, drones proved they could deliver supplies to Americans in need, especially in remote areas.

NASA, startup use drones to air drop medical supplies


The shipment of drugs to a free clinic in Virginia marked the first government-sanctioned delivery made with a drone.