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Wing is set to begin the largest drone-delivery test program sofar in the U.S., starting Thursday in the Dallas suburbs.
Wing LLC hasobtained permission for the program from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Wing will be sellingitems from a Walgreens store and is also working withother companies to deliver ice cream, pet medications and first aid kits.
The deliverieswill be available to people living near Dallas in Frisco and Little Elm.
** Wing, Amazon.com's Prime Air and United ParcelService Inc., among others, are trying to remake the retail sales world byusing small drones to deliver products to homes. Butroutinedrone deliveries are still years awaybecause U.S.regulations currently don’t permit some of the technologies, such as therobotic flights envisioned by the companies