Snake Oil Baron December 17, 2012 02:14 PM Some packages may be deliverable via this method (especially longer distance deliveries) but quadrotors would allow more accuracy of delivery. One might even design a customized package box with netting to prevent accidental hard landings and beacons to make it easier for the bot to locate. It could stay closed most of the time and open when a delivery is arriving. Juan de la Cruz December 17, 2012 03:07 PM I love it! Russ Jata December 17, 2012 04:32 PM Is there a second drone for my soda? sk8dad December 17, 2012 06:23 PM If there's a mistake in the burrito order, how would one send it back? ...call the drone back for a pickup?"Hello, I would like to order the super burrito with extra everything". "Sorry sir, that would exceed the payload limit of our delivery drone.""Hello, I would like to order an anvil.""Hello, the child I ordered from China has not been delivered yet." "Sir, according to our records, that child has been dropped off at your residence two weeks ago." "Obviously I didn't receive it." "Sir would you like to file a complaint?" "Damn right I would!""In a bizarre and tragic turn of events today, an entire elementary school was wiped out when a malfunctioning FedEx drone crashed carrying what appears to be biologic samples intended for the CDC.""In other parts of the news today, scientists correlate a sharp decline in migratory bird population with a sharp increase in global delivery drone usage. This follows recent reports of bird parts under the flight path of one of the nation's busiest delivery drone lanes." Ed Campbell December 17, 2012 09:58 PM Are you certain this wasn't designed for publication in The Onion? tampa florida December 18, 2012 01:47 PM i'm sure terrorists around the world are rejoicing for this. Douglas E Vries December 18, 2012 03:46 PM interesting use of drone technology. easily the sort of thing that could be used to fly ammo to soldiers in a combat situation. Stephen N Russell December 18, 2012 10:42 PM Revive this: UAV Air dropping Mail IE the old rocket mail idea from 20s. Only now use UAVs for mail runs into Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Mexico, Sierra Nev, Teton Mtmn ranges etc for mail service. Land or aidrop mail to local PO center. Jim Parker December 19, 2012 09:52 PM "Why is my burrito ticking?" David Guzman January 3, 2013 02:56 AM You know, this remind me a lot of those old stork baby delivering cartoons. Substitute the baby for burritos and voila!