Amazon is moving ahead with its plan to offer customers the chance to have their purchases delivered by a ‘Prime Air’ flying machine, with a letter to the FAA this week revealing how the project is progressing.
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The Northrop Grumman X-47B carrier-launched drone really feels like the future of aviation in this image taken on board the USS Harry Truman. And, while it looks like some alien spaceship from a sci-fi show, the final version of this beast will completely replace those F-18s in a couple decades.Read more..

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Amazon has started begging the Federal Aviation Administration to let it start testing drones in its own backyard, according to a letter that was made public Thursday.Read more…

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Inc is seeking permission from U.S. regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a program that has sparked widespread debate over the safety and privacy implications of drone technology.

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When Maxi Rodriguez sealed Argentina’s ticket to the World Cup final – the country’s first chance to hoist the golden trophy since 1990 – its streets erupted in celebration. Luckily, someone was thoughtful enough to record the festivities by drone, for those of us who couldn’t be there. Check out the scenes above, filmed in Córdoba, Argentina.

And the nation’s capital of Buenos Aires? Here’s what it sounded like when Rodriguez hit the back of the net:

H/T r/soccer

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