Amazon.com Edges Up on Patent for Airborne Fulfillment Center

Amazon.com is just higher after the company won a U.S. patent for a giant flying warehouse that acts as a launchpad for drones to deliver items within minutes.

Amazon described plans for an “airborne fulfillment center” (AFC) such as an airship or blimp stocked with lots of products that would float at an altitude of around 45,000, according to CNBC.

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