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Message 1449172 - Posted: 2 Dec 2013, 9:53:57 UTC

How long will it before one collides with an aircraft or helicopter, or crashes on a house?


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Message 1449370 - Posted: 2 Dec 2013, 22:45:21 UTC - in response to Message 1449172.

May help U.S. postal service.
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Message 1449482 - Posted: 3 Dec 2013, 9:02:38 UTC

I don't see how Lynn? If Amazon are setting up their own delivery system, it's going to take business away from them.

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Message 1449646 - Posted: 3 Dec 2013, 21:47:26 UTC - in response to Message 1449482.

Maybe when this project gets going by 2021?? Might sell to U.S. Postal service.
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Message 1449663 - Posted: 3 Dec 2013, 22:50:33 UTC - in response to Message 1449646.

Maybe when this project gets going by 2021?? Might sell to U.S. Postal service.

They need it, about 3 months ago it took the USPS nearly a week to get a 4lb parcel, from Reston and on to a plane at Dulles, the rest of the journey took less than 12 hours. For those who don't know the Washington DC area, Reston is on the direct route between Dulles and Washington.

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Message 1449676 - Posted: 3 Dec 2013, 23:12:22 UTC

Must just be the location. I order stuff from the west coast all the time and it rarely takes more than three days for delivery, and that is parcel post.
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