Uber has filed paperwork with the FAA to start testing drones in San Diego for food delivery.

The petition seeks a series of exemptions that would allow Uber to use drones to transport food in the city of San Diego.

The FAA recently granted its first air carrier certification to a drone company, Wing Aviation, which will begin testing in Blacksburg, Virginia.

In Uber’s application, it said it would be using the AirRobot 200 drone, a hexa-copter which is larger than typical drones used by videographers.

It says the drones would not fly higher than 400 feet and have a range of 3.5 miles.

There is currently a public comment period on the FAA’s website .

An FAA spokesperson told 10News, “we will thoroughly evaluate all comments we receive, as well as the petitioner’s proposal and associated safety measures, before making a decision.”

Uber declined to comment for this story.

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