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octocopter

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Amazon testing 'octocopter' package-delivery drones

Need a delivery fast? Amazon Prime Air might someday get a package to you within 30 minutes, via octocopter. Jeff Bezos says so.

By December 1, 2013

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Amazon testing 'octocopter' drone package deliveries

Within the next five years, Amazon hopes to be able to use drones to deliver orders in just 30 minutes.

By December 1, 2013

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Amazon does octocopters! (pictures)

What's faster than next-day delivery? Try a 30-minute flight from warehouse to your door -- via octocopter. That's Jeff Bezos' vision for the Amazon of the not-so-distant future.

7 Images By December 2, 2013

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Stock photography's new frontier: hyperlapses and octocopters

Thought stock photography was boring? New visual tools, like hyperlapses and octocopters, are invigorating photographic content.

By October 1, 2013

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​FAA trials show willingness to let drones fly out of sight of operators

The US regulator announces tests of unmanned aircraft flying farther away from pilots than proposed regulations permit.

By May 6, 2015

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Pie in the sky: Domino's delivers pizzas via octocopter

A Domino's UK publicity stunt shows what it would look like if pizzas were delivered by RC helicopters.

By June 4, 2013

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Amazon blasts FAA on pace of drone regulation process

The e-commerce giant says the permit it was just granted is for an aerial vehicle that is already obsolete.

By March 24, 2015

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Amazon gets FAA clearance to test delivery drones

Certificate allows the Internet retail giant to conduct research, development and crew training for its Prime Air delivery drones.

By March 19, 2015

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Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015

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​FAA eases barrier to commercial drone use

The US regulator grants another exemption to its ban on commercial drone use -- this time to oil refineries for monitoring flare stacks.

By February 4, 2015