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Flying High: Amazon Delivery Drones Ready for Take-off

In 2013, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos went on “60 Minutes” to introduce plans for a futuristic-sounding product: drone delivery.  “These are effectively drones but there’s no reason that they can’t be used as delivery vehicles,” Bezos said in the segment. “We’re talking about delivery. There’s an item going into the …

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SNC Advances New Vertical Takeoff & Landing Platform

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) on October 10th announced it has acquired the portfolio of assets and intellectual property related to the Voly-50 and Voly-T series of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) produced previously by Volansi. The move reaffirms SNC’s commitment to delivering a next-generation, multi-role, long-haul, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) …

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Take-off supporting drone | South Africa Today

Take-off supporting drone. Image source: Pixabay The military’s ability to carry out air transport services is an essential factor of almost every operation, so every percent of efficiency enlargement is significant. One way of efficiency enlargement is decreasing the fuel-consumption of cargo planes since planes use up an enormous amount …

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