El Pollo Loco is set to test drone delivery in Southern Califronia

Chickens don’t fly very well, but El Pollo Loco is taking to the skies.

The Costa Mesa-based chain is testing a drone that can airlift fast food into people’s backyards.

Test flights will begin this week in Orange County, which is in the process of choosing as many as 10 restaurants to participate, representatives for the company wrote in an email. If the tests work out, El Pollo Loco hopes to provide the service at more locations, based on market demand and Federal Aviation Administration regulations.

It is working with a drone startup called Flytrex, based in Tel Aviv, according to a news release.

Flytrex claims its drones are designed

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