Amazon unveils delivery drone, plans deliveries in 'months'

Amazon has unveiled its new autonomous drone, which the company said will begin making deliveries in months, according to Bloomberg.

The e-commerce giant said the drones are equipped with a suite of sensors and machine learning, which will allow them to avoid other aircraft and pedestrians. The drone takes off vertically, then tilts to fly horizontally.

The drones are fully electric, can fly up to 15 miles and carry items that weigh up to 5 pounds.

The Federal Aviation Administration said it would grant Amazon approval to test the devices throughout the next year.

Amazon plans to first test the drones by having them deliver such items as toothpaste and razors, according to the report.

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