Amazon Delivery Drone Can Travel 15 Miles

Amazon’s new delivery drone is a cross between a plane and a helicopter, and can avoid obstacles to drop off packages.

Amazon has unveiled a new hybrid delivery drone that can travel up to 15 miles at high speed.

In a new video released by the online retail giant, one of its drones is seen landing on a designated spot in someone’s back garden.

A flap underneath the drone opens up, and a package is deposited on the lawn.

Amazon says the drone can fly around obstacles thanks to built-in safety features – an attempt to appease regulators who are generally resistant to the idea of drone delivery.

 
Read full article @ Sky
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