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Amazon patents idea of delivery drones with robotic wings and legs to help it land

Amazon has been awarded two patents in which it outlines propellers with robotic adjustable wingtips and legs that act as landing gears to help drones touch down on uneven surfaces. The e-commerce giant’s latest idea describes an “adjustable landing-gear extension” … Continue reading

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UPS test launches delivery drone from docking pad on roof of UPS truck

UPS is moving closer to adding drones to its delivery fleet. The Atlanta-based company just completed another test on Monday, this time launching a delivery drone from a UPS truck in suburban Tampa, Florida. The world’s largest package delivery service … Continue reading

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Nevada-based Consortium completes first long-distance beyond line of sight unmanned flight

The Nevada Drone Industry set a new long-distance record for aerial package delivery flying a fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) under beyond line of sight conditions. The backdrop was an urban environment set among the scenic area of Walker Lake … Continue reading

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Drone racing league coming to Baltimore

Drones conduct surveillance and airstrikes, take pictures of crops and real estate, and soon may deliver Amazon orders and even pizza. It’s only natural that people already have begun racing them. Racing leagues have sprung up around the world, and … Continue reading

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