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Peoria Public Radio News
5:17 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Drone builder: Amazon ambitions could take a decade

Earlier this week, Amazon.com announced it may start delivering packages carried by unmanned aerial drones.  But Matt Schroyer says that could take at least a decade, once regulations are ironed out with the Federal Aviation Administration.  Schroyer teaches students in Champaign County how to build drones, as part of a National Science Foundation grant to improve science education in the classroom.  In the short-term, he expects drone technology to play a large role in agriculture.

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