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Single operator runs multiple drones in Reno for first time


September 14, 2018

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The city of Reno confirmed the first successful deliveries by multiple drones steered by a single operator under a federal program fast-tracking regulatory approval for unmanned aerial vehicles nationwide.

City officials announced Wednesday that Flirtey recently simulated the delivery of automated external defibrillators for cardiac arrest patients under the watch of the Federal Aviation Administration in conjunction with the administration's Drone Integration Pilot Program.

The 3-year program is intended to accelerate the safe integration of unmanned aerial vehicles int...

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