Amazon considering drone deliveries from giant blimp warehouses

(NEWS10) – Amazon may one day use blimps stocked with drones to deliver packages to customers.

The e-commerce giant was approved for a patent in April for airborne warehouse which could use drones to make deliveries.

The patent describes Amazon blimps circling over cities at 45,000 feet and launching drones carrying orders.

The drones would initially fall from Earth, then fire up their engines for the final stretch to your doorstep.

Then after completing a delivery, a nearby shuttle would fly the drones back to the blimp.

No word yet on when this futuristic delivery scheme could begin.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s