Flirtey’s mission is to save lives and improve lifestyles by making delivery instant for everyone.
We were the first company to conduct an FAA-approved drone delivery in the U.S., the first to perform a fully autonomous drone delivery to a home and the first to launch a commercial drone delivery service. We have worked with NASA, Johns Hopkins University, Remote Area Medical, New Zealand Land Search & Rescue, Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority, Domino's and 7-Eleven to conduct deliveries of medicine to rural healthcare clinics, ship-to-shore deliveries of medical samples, and deliveries of retail and ecommerce items to consumer homes.
- September 2018: Conducted the first FAA-approved multi-drone delivery operation in the U.S.; a single Flirtey pilot simultaneously operated multiple Flirtey drones for the delivery of automated external defibrillators (AEDs)
- May 2018: Accepted into the FAA and Department of Transportation’s UAS Integration Pilot Program to accelerate the safe integration of drones into the national airspace.
- October 2017: Announced a partnership to launch the first AED drone delivery service in the U.S.
- January 2017: Raised $16 million in Series A funding from top Silicon Valley investors.
- July 2016: Conducted the first FAA-approved drone delivery from a store to a home in the U.S.
- June 2016: Completed the first FAA-approved ship-to-shore drone delivery in collaboration with Johns Hopkins.
- April 2016: The Flirtey drone used to make the first FAA-approved delivery in the U.S. accepted into the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, alongside the Space Shuttle Discovery and the Wright Flyer.
- March 2016: Conducted the first FAA-approved urban drone delivery in the U.S.
- July 2015: Completed the first FAA-approved drone delivery on U.S. soil in collaboration with NASA Langley Research Center.
- Summer 2015: Graduated Y Combinator.
- 2013: Founded as the first drone delivery service in the world.
Specialties: Robotics Service, Drone Delivery, On-Demand, Logistics, and Automation