How Amazon plans to deliver your stuff in 2018
It may sound like science fiction, but if Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos gets his way, delivery drones could become reality in as little as five years. Bezos intends to be among the first to use such technology once the Federal Aviation Administration finalizes rules for commercial drones later this decade. Current regulations forbid companies from flying unmanned vehicles. Below is a look at Amazon's first parcel drone. Read related story.
Sources: Amazon.com Inc. annual reports, Transport Intelligence. Brian Fung, Alberto Cuadra and Richard Johnson/The Washington Post.