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Amazon has made its first commercial delivery using a drone, in the UK

The package arrived safely at its destination in Cambridge, 13 minutes after being ordered.

A video showing the process details how the order was completed using an electrically powered drone flying at up to 120m

Details of the delivery (including Popcorn and a media player) were only revealed on 14th December although it was actually made on 7th December, from a fulfilment centre in Cambridge.

The drones are capable of carrying items up to 2.7kg and fly completely autonomously, guided by GPS to their destination.

The aim is that all orders made using Amazon Air will be delivered within 30 minutes.

Amazon are currently permitted to operate during daylight hours when there are low winds and good visibility, but not in rain, snow or icy conditions.

The company is also testing its drone vehicles in “multiple international locations”.

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