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Amazon unveils delivery drone

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By Euronews
Amazon unveils delivery drone

Amazon has unveiled its prototype delivery drone.

The drone is able to fly up to 24km at a height of 120 meters and deliver a parcel within 30 minutes of the order being placed.

It is one of a dozen drones the company is developing.

There is no timescale on when it will be introduced.

The US Federal Aviation Authority has a strict rules regarding drone use.

The FAA says that by 2020 there will be 30,000 commercial drones operating in the US.