Amazon and Google should develop drones overseas

elephant-in-the-roombanksyMore delivery drones, more hype. Amazon currently rules the drone delivery hype space and Google wants to show us they are in the game.

Its all too easy to trot out the line that the FAA is restricting unmanned aircraft development in the United States. To an extent it’s true. Years of hand wringing and posturing, cries of the most advanced drone programs in the world all seem much like the story of the emperor’s new clothes. It still looks very much like 2021 is the real target for widespread civil commercial RPAS integration in the USA. Lets hope I am wrong.

Five test sites have been chosen,  there is no publicly available schedule which to build and test towards. Nearest out there is that of the DHS RAPS (Robotic Aircraft for Public Service)

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