Amazon Reveals Its Latest Delivery Drone Design

Amazon has unveiled a revolutionary new drone–part helicopter and part science-fiction aircraft–that the company expects to use for test deliveries of toothpaste and other household goods starting within months. The new device takes off vertically, then tilts to fly horizontally like a plane. It also features artificial intelligence, using a suite of sensors the company […]

U.S. Government Quietly Replaced Former Intel CEO as Its Top Drone Policy Advisor

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao turned to a longtime if little known member of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Drone Advisory Committee to head the group, after last year’s quiet departure of founding chairman Brian Krzanich. Effective May 15, Michael Chasen, CEO of commercial drone developer PrecisionHawk, took over as head of the committee, which advises […]