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WP: It’s official: Drone delivery is coming to D.C. in September

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Mark The Droner, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. Mark The Droner

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    It’s official: Drone delivery is coming to D.C. in September

    This week, federal regulators rolled out new rules for unmanned flying vehicles, in a first step that helps pave the way for drones to start delivering packages to your door. But because of a federal no-fly zone, drones are prohibited in the D.C. area. So the nation's capital is finding a workaround.

    In a unanimous vote Thursday, the District of Columbia's city council gave the green light for an Estonian company to start testing its ground-based robot delivery technology right on the sidewalks.

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    Click-bait WP title.

    Now ground-based robots are drones too?
     
  3. Mark The Droner

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    I guess so. I have to agree it is an odd headline...