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Amazon picks Californian town as first to receive drone deliveries -Breaking


© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Amazon packing containers are seen stacked for supply within the Manhattan borough of New York Metropolis, January 29, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photograph

(Reuters) – Inc (NASDAQ:) stated on Monday that clients in Lockeford, California can be among the many first to obtain drone deliveries later this 12 months.

This may be the primary time Amazon makes drone deliveries to the general public, and it follows a number of pilot and mission-specific applications from firms comparable to Walmart (NYSE:) Inc, United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:) and FedEx Corp (NYSE:) .

The net retailer stated it was working with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and metropolis officers for permits.

The drones could have the aptitude to fly beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) and might be programmed to drop parcels within the backyards of consumers.