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Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers. Amazon Prime Air project vice president Gur Kimchi used a NASA convention in California on Tuesday to fly the idea of dedicating separate air zones for commercial drones. Kimchi proposed setting commercial drone zones between 200 and 400 feet (61 and 122 meters) above the ground, with a no-fly buffer of 100 feet above to keep them safely apart from other aircraft.
US golfer Billy Hurley has made an emotional plea for help in locating his father, who has been missing for nine days. Speaking to the media in the build up to the US PGA Tour National, Hurley said his father Willard Hurley Jnr drove off in his truck on July 19 with some clothes and cash. Hurley’s mother filed a missing person's report on Monday in Virginia.