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Drone tracking plan moves air delivery closer to reality in US

The report helps pave the way for expanded use of drones, such as Amazon's flying "octocopter" mini-drone that would be used to fly small packages to consumers.


DELIVERIES by drones took a step closer to being allowed in the US after a federal advisory panel agreed on a framework for allowing law enforcement to routinely track the small devices.

The committee's report to the Federal Aviation...