Dave Vos, head of Google's Project Wing, says it's completely doable and the 54-year-old predicts it will happen in his lifetime.
Vos made his comments at the start of a three-day symposium on remotely piloted aircraft systems that's being hosted in Montreal by the International Civil Aviation Organization.
Project Wing develops a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles to quickly and safely transport goods.
ICAO council president Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu said today the presence of unmanned aircraft has been gradually increasing and has now reached a point of real concern for the safety of manned aviation.
In his opening remarks, he told industry and government representatives that a comprehensive framework is needed so drones can be integrated into aircraft operations safely and efficiently.
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