The design of Amazon’s delivery unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV), or drone, has evolved since CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the company’s Prime Air concept in December 2013. Private trials with customers began near Cambridge, England, on Dec. 7. Images of the first flight show a significantly different vehicle from the 2013 concept. When first unveiled three years ago, Amazon’s prototype Prime Air drone was a conventional hexrotor unmanned aircraft carrying its package under the ...

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