Amazon Air Delivery-What You May Not of Considered.

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Back in 2013 Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO revealed their intentions to make deliveries with drones within 30 minutes after placing the order. At that point it was almost taken as a joke because of the obvious technical, operational and legal challenges that such service presented.


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Further in 2015 they came with their second model (presented by Jeremy Clarkson) of the Prime Air with a hybrid shape between a fixed-wing and a multicopter and a bunch of features such as image recognition and sense and avoid technology. The announcement was quite a surprise since Amazon looked really committed to make it a reality this time.

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Well.... They have to have a car battery strapped to it in order to power the weight and distance of the parcel ESP in strong winds to make a delivery worth while. My drone can't land on the same spot it took off from, God knows how that's meant to land instead of ending up on a car roof lol

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Well.... They have to have a car battery strapped to it in order to power the weight and distance of the parcel ESP in strong winds to make a delivery worth while. My drone can't land on the same spot it took off from, God knows how that's meant to land instead of ending up on a car roof lol

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Landing accuracy is apparently based on landing on a marked pad, similar to the system used by the Mavic and the Phantom 4 Pro.

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