Amazon announces first drone package delivery in UK. Online retailer Amazon has revealed more details of its drone-based delivery service with the first Prime Air package to one of two trial customers now active in the Cambridge area of the UK.
In three online videos posted on 14 December, they also disclosed that trial deliveries could expand within months to hundreds of customers near the Cambridge-area Prime Air delivery centre. Continue reading “Amazon announces first drone package delivery in UK”
Pilotless plane, developed by BAE Systems. Engineers at BAE Systems have already launched a series of test flights in which the high-tech prototype flies by itself using computers while being monitored by operators sitting 15,000ft below it.
BAE, which hopes it can open the door to unmanned flights in commercial travel, has transformed a small aircraft that normally holds 16 people into a flying test room. Instead of a pilot and co-pilot, the Jetstream 31 is controlled by a sophisticated infra-red camera known as the ‘electronic eye’ in the cockpit. Continue reading “Pilotless plane, developed by BAE Systems”