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Amazon could use drones to deliver packages

Amazon looks into drone and parachute delivery
Posted at 8:31 AM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 08:37:13-05

Amazon may soon have a new way of delivering packages.

The online retailer received a new patent involved a delivery method using drones to drop packages attacked to parachutes.

A launch date for the service has not been made known, but Amazon is conducting tests overseas.

Last year, Amazon was award a patent for what it calls an “airborne fulfillment center," what could be described as a flying, mobile warehouse.

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