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Drones and Airborne Distribution Blimps

Touch the Soil News #791 (Feature photo – CC SA 4.0) Both Amazon and Wal-Mart have filed patents for airborne blimps that serve as mobile warehouses. From these airborne warehouses, drones will descend upon the Earth with instant on-location deliveries of everything including food. It appears to be the tip of a race between these two mega-companies fighting every way they can to gain market share. At present, it is not legal to launch drones from planes or even to fly over people. The Federal Aviation Administration has lots of issues with the process that are far from being ironed out and both Wal-Mart and Amazon also have lots of…

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