August 29, 2014

Google[x] Reveals Project Wing, UAS Delivery System

Juliet Van Wagenen

Google's UAS developed by Project Wing. Photo: Google [Avionics Today 08-29-14] Google[x], Google’s facility dedicated to advancing technology, finally announced Project Wing, a project set on developing Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that can quickly transport and deliver goods across a city or into rural areas. The project, which Google[x] has been...

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