Unmanned aircraft systems integration pilot program

San Diego Selected for Commercial Drone Delivery Testing

Wednesday, May 9 2018 the US Department of Transportation announced that San Diego was selected to participate in its experimental commercial drone program called the "Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program."  The US Government has chosen San Diego, along with nine other state and city agencies to perform commercial drone testing for autonomous package and food deliveries in real world environments.  San Diego's winning proposal included real-world applications as put forth by it's government, research and business partners - including UCSD, Qualcomm and Uber.