Check out Amazon's plans for drone-distributing airborne warehouses

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Earlier this month, Amazon celebrated the first successful drone delivery made by its Prime Air service. 

But that’s just the beginning of Amazon’s aerial assault into our homes, if a recently unearthed patent filing is to be believed. A possible endgame for the drone delivery agenda: The use of roving “airborne fulfillment centers” (AFCs) to make Prime deliveries.

That’s right. Giant, possibly autonomous motherships full of your favorite products that then spit out delivery drones to bring stuff to your front door. 

The patent, which was filed back in May of this year for Amazon Technologies Inc., was brought to our attention by Zoe Leavitt of CB Insights. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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