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Amazon Vision of Deliveries by Drone Gets Boost in FAA Measure

  • FAA reauthorization proposal pushes for OK of drone deliveries
  • U.S. to create new air carrier certificate for drones: bill
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Amazon.com Inc.’s bid to deliver goods via drone directly to a consumer’s doorstep would get a boost under aviation legislation proposed Thursday.

The bipartisan Senate legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration directs the Department of Transportation to create a carrier certificate allowing for package deliveries by drones, according to a summary. That provision is one of several in the bill aimed at boosting regulatory approval and oversight for drones.