Amazon has announced that it will start delivering items through the mail via drone in California beginning later this year.
The company said Prime Air will start sending products via drone in the United States in Lockeford, California.
In an announcement, Amazon pointed to Lockeford’s history in aviation, as Weldon B. Cooke, who constructed and piloted early aircraft in the 1900s, used to live there. It pointed out that “[n]ow, over a century later, residents will get the opportunity to sign up for free drone delivery on thousands of everyday items.”
The residents of Lockeford will be able to share their experience about “drones delivering packages in their backyards,” which will in turn help the company to establish the new program.
“Lockeford residents will soon have access to one