Amazon seeks FAA approval for commercial drone delivery operations

    Amazon Prime Air submitted (08-Aug-2019) a petition to the US FAA seeking relief from specific requirements of federal aviation regulations to allow it to conduct operations under a Part 135 air carrier operating certificate with an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The relief would enable Amazon to conduct commercial delivery operations using UAS. Comments on the petition are due by 28-Aug-2019. [more – original PR]