Amazon Is Fighting for U.S. Drone Deliveries

Amazon Is Fighting for U.S. Drone Deliveries

It spent $10 million in Washington last year. The race is on for Amazon, the company pushing to bring consumers everything just a little faster—from fresh produce to floss picks, fashion, and furniture. The e-commerce giant is spending more cash than ever on Capitol Hill, in a bid to finally put commercial delivery drones in the skies and longer delivery trucks on the ground. The big spending jump for Amazon […]

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FAA working to keep drones away from local aircraft

FAA working to keep drones away from local aircraft

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — As the number of drones taking flight continues to grow, so does the role of the William J. Hughes Technical Center in keeping airports safe from the unmanned radio-controlled helicopters. A number of federal agencies have come together at the more than 500-acre center to test a drone detection system that officials hope will keep commercial airspace safe from personal drones. Each month, the Federal Aviation […]

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