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Flirtey

Flirtey is developing drone delivery services for various markets, including medical, retail, small business and more. Flirtey’s mission is to save lives and change lifestyles by making delivery instant.


Flirtey, based in Reno, Nevada, completed the first FAA-approved drone delivery in the United States on July 17, 2015 when its six-rotor drone delivered medical supplies from an airfield to a medical clinic in Wise County, Virginia. The Flirtey delivery drone flew three 3-minute flights and delivered 10 pounds of medicine to the clinic, showing the potential for using drones to deliver goods to remote areas. It used a custom, 3D-printed tether to lower the medicine to the ground.


Flirtey News, Products & Resources
Domino’s Pizza Delivery Drones Get to Work in New Zealand
Domino's DRU Drone autonomously flew pizzas to customers in New Zealand, the country's first commercial delivery of pizza by drone. The flight lasted less than five minutes.

Flirtey Completes Silicon Valley’s First Drone Delivery
Flirtey conducted the first drone delivery in Silicon Valley history, delivering a package to an investor at The Rosewood hotel on Sand Hill Road.

Domino’s Delivering Pizza by Drone
Flirtey and Domino's are developing pizza delivery drones, saying deliveries to customer homes in Auckland, New Zealand could begin later in 2016.

Slurpee Flies Home in First FAA-Approved Drone Delivery
Flirtey partnered with 7-Eleven for the first FAA-approved home drone delivery. The Flirtey drone autonomously delivered Slurpees, a chicken sandwich, donuts, hot coffee and candy to the home of the family who placed the order.

Flirtey: Drone Delivery to Homes Will Start in Next Year
Flirtey said its historic drone deliveries to date "have been stepping stones to store-to-home drone delivery." Flirtey is currently in discussions with retailers and food companies about delivery to people's homes, and CEO Matt Sweeny said store-to-home drone deliveries will start sooner than most think.

Watch: Flirtey Completes Historic Ship-to-Shore Drone Delivery
Flirtey successfully completed the first ship-to-shore drone delivery in the U.S., delivering medical supplies from a vessel to an onshore medical camp in Cape May, New Jersey.

Flirtey Performing First Ship-to-Shore Drone Delivery in US
Flirtey will conduct the first ship-to-shore drone delivery in the US on June 23 in Cape May, New Jersey, carrying medical samples between an on-shore medical relief camp and a test facility on a vessel stationed off the coast.

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