A drone made by Australian manufacturer Flirtey and approved by the Federal Aviation Authority successfully delivered medicine in Virginia

The first US government-approved drone delivery has successfully transported 4.5kg of medical supplies to a rural health clinic.

The drone, made by Australian drone manufacturer Flirtey, took part in the demonstration, which was approved by the Federal Aviation Authority, in partnership with NASA on Friday.

The Flirtey drone made three three-minute flights from Lonesome Pine Airport, Virginia, to the clinic at the Wise County Fairgrounds, carrying 24 medical packages.

Close up of Flirtey delivering in Virginia today! pic.twitter.com/7genpCweHF

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