Online retail and technology firm Amazon has secured permission from the UK CAA to trial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations, or drones, for parcel delivery. The UK CAA has allowed Amazon to test beyond line-of-sight operations in rural and suburban areas, sensor performance for identifying and avoiding obstacles, as well as single-person operation of multiple drones. Amazon VP-global innovation policy and communications Paul Misener said the UK was selected because it is a leader in ...

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