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Amazon is hiring someone to oversee its courier drones

Jon Fingas, @jonfingas
November 13, 2014
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Want Amazon's Prime Air courier drones to enter service as quickly as possible? You can now do something about it... provided you have years of aviation experience under your belt, anyway. The online retailer is hiring a Flight Safety Manager that will oversee its drone flight tests and make sure these robots deliver their goods without a hitch. Amazon still has plenty of regulatory and technological hurdles to overcome before a position like this is more than a novelty, but its very existence is proof that the company is serious about unmanned aerial shipping. If you want to get a sense of what a drone safety job would entail, you can head below to check out 3D Robotics' flight demo from Engadget Expand.

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