Package carrier DHL Parcel is to begin unmanned-aircraft delivery flights from Norden in Germany to the North Sea island of Juist. The research flights will be conducted in collaboration with RWTH Aachen University. Amazon and Google are both developing unmanned-aircraft delivery systems, but are being hampered by the FAA’s ban on commercial-UAV flights in national airspace, even for research purposes. Amazon is flying indoors and Google has tested its UAV in Australia. DHL’s ...

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