Google’s drone delivery subsidiary is taking off with approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, the first project of its kind cleared for commercial use.

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced the FAA’s decision to award Wing Aviation air carrier certification in a press release Tuesday. Wing, which builds and operates autonomous drones to deliver food, medical supplies and other home goods, can now begin commercial service in the U.S.

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