Will Amazon’s Drones Be As Normal As Mail Trucks? – gmail.com – Gmail

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Are you ready for a future in which unmanned drones come from the sky to deliver you products you ordered less than a half hour ago?


I hope so, because that future is very close. At least Amazon hopes it is.

Do you like the idea of drones delivering products to your home? Share your thoughts in the comments.

The service is called Amazon Prime Air, and the company pretty much has it ready to go, pending FAA regulations. As long as April Fool’s Day didn’t come four months early, Amazon appears to be serious. The company has been working on it in its R&D lab. Here’s the test flight footage that shows what we’re looking at.

Amazon Prime Air



I like how the guy at the end seems disinterested that there’s a drone leaving him a package.

“Putting Prime Air into commercial use will take some number of years as we advance technology and wait for the necessary FAA rules and regulations,” says Amazon. “It looks like science fiction, but it’s real. From a technology point of view, we’ll be ready to enter commercial operations as soon as the necessary regulations are in place. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is actively working on rules for unmanned aerial vehicles.”

Amazon drone

“One day, Prime Air vehicles will be as normal as seeing mail trucks on the road today,” the company says in the Amazon Prime Air FAQ. “We hope the FAA’s rules will be in place as early as sometime in 2015. We will be ready at that time.”………

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