Delivery from skies ‘Prime Air vehicles will be as normal as seeing mail trucks’

(USATODAY) — is testing delivering packages using drones, CEO Jeff Bezos said on the CBS-TV news show 60 Minutes Sunday. The idea would be to deliver packages as quickly as possible using the small, unmanned aircraft, through a service the company is calling Prime Air, the CEO said. Bezos played a demo video on 60 Minutes that showed how the aircraft, also known as octocopters, will pick up packages in small yellow buckets at Amazon’s fulfillment centers and fly through the air to deliver items to customers after they hit the buy button online at

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