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Drones Could Disrupt the Shipping Industry

These Giant Drones Could Disrupt the Shipping Industry

These Giant Drones Could Disrupt the Shipping Industry Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are now used for all sorts of things, from taking out terrorists to delivering take-out. Now a tiny start-up in California’s Bay Area is working on what it hopes will be the next big thing: large autonomous drones capable of moving freight across the Pacific Ocean more…

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Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Vanuatu in trial for drones to carry vaccines to remote areas In what’s believed to be a world-first, drones are to be trialed to carry vaccines to remote communities in the Pacific. Unicef is working with the Vanuatu government on the groundbreaking project in the hope it will save lives. “If it works it will be massive, it will be huge,…

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Supply Drone Deliveries

Supply Deliveries – No Men Required

Supply Drone Deliveries – No Men Required The US army is developing a technology that will enable a UAV shipment of supplies on the battlefield. An unmanned aerial technology will provide supplies faster and more safely, officials said. Units are seeing things like quadcopters and Amazon delivering via drones, and they demand the same, said Robert Forrester, technical manager for…

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Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone

Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone

The Brilliant New Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone WHEN MOST PEOPLE hear the word “drone” they either think of uncrewed military aircraft or those multi-rotor mini-copters that could one day deliver packages to your doorstep. But what if the package is the plane? That’s the idea behind the Aerial Platform Supporting Autonomous Resupply Actions drone, a cardboard glider that carries about two pounds of…

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Beyond Line of Sight Urban Package Delivery

Nevada-based Consortium using Drone America UAV Completes First Long-Distance Beyond Line of Sight Urban Package Delivery

Nevada-based Consortium using Drone America UAV Completes First Long-Distance Beyond Line of Sight Urban Package Delivery Nevada Team records longest Unmanned Aerial Package Delivery flight in the U.S. The Nevada Drone Industry set a new long-distance record for aerial package delivery flying a fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) under beyond line of sight conditions.  The backdrop was an urban environment…

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UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida, with eye to cost cuts Package delivery company United Parcel Service tested home delivery by drone in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, the first step in what the company hopes will be a move toward more automated delivery. A drone launched from a UPS car roof, flew autonomously toward its destination, dropped a package and…

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Drone Delivery Plan Includes Package

Amazon’s new drone delivery plan includes package parachutes

Amazon’s new drone delivery plan includes package parachutes Amazon’s latest patent filing just dropped When it comes to drones, Amazon seems to have no shortage of ideas. In December, The Verge reported that Amazon filed a patent for a flying airship warehouse designed to expedite drone deliveries. Although it may not be as wild as an airship, CNN reports that…

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Passenger-Carrying Drone to Fly in Dubai

A model of EHang 184 and the next generation of Dubai Drone Taxi is seen during the second day of the World Government Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Monday. (JON GAMBRELL/AP PHOTO)

Passenger-Carrying Drone to Fly in Dubai Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city- state in July. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger- carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city- state in July. Mattar al-Tayer, the head of Dubai’s…

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