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Amazon wants U.S. to adopt “drone zones” for safe UAV flights

July 30, 2015  By USA Today

In an effort to make America's low altitude airspace safe for package delivery — and a host of other uses — Amazon is proposing a "drone zone.

“The idea would be to create rules governing how Class G airspace, below 500 feet, is divvied up, so the burgeoning drone and unmanned aerial vehicle industries can make better use of it.

Gur Kimchi, vice president of Amazon Prime Air, spoke Tuesday at an Unmanned Aerial Systems Traffic Management convention hosted by NASA and the Silicon Valley Chapter of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. | READ MORE


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