ATLANTA (AP) – Drone delivery has begun.
On Dec. 7, a bag of popcorn, along with an Amazon Fire TV stick, left a Cambridge warehouse in the U.K. and 13 minutes later, both were accepted by an Amazon customer, one of two who had agreed to be part of the test program.READ MORE: Explosion From Gas Leak Injures 2 Workers At U.S. Steel Plant Near Detroit
A video posted by Amazon shows a fully autonomous drone, no humans involved, taking off from the warehouse and flying over fields to deposit the package just outside the customer’s home.READ MORE: Penn Mathilda Apartments Residents Say Heat Is Broken
Amazon, with drones, aims to make deliveries in 30 minutes or less. Packages must weigh five pounds or less and can only be delivered during the day and in clear weather. Amazon plans to expand the trial to hundreds of users.MORE NEWS: Lion Cubs At Pittsburgh Zoo Enjoy First Big Snowfall
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