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Are we any closer to delivery by drones?

Using drones to deliver online customer orders is still on Amazon’s agenda and Google has already carried out drone delivery tests in the Australian outback. Both companies also recently attended the NASA sponsored conference in California. The stumbling block to the introduction of drones is can they be safely operated in our crowded airspace? Amazon proposed unmanned remote controlled aircraft should be granted dedicated...

How likely is a drone delivery service for ecommerce?

You may think the concept of delivering your online orders by a fleet of drones is strictly science fiction but brand leader Amazon indicated its willingness to develop such a system publicly over a year ago. Now the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has agreed to Amazon testing delivery drones. Image source: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7177/13655934114_38e52b799d.jpg The tests are to be carried out under stringent controls including: Fly...