In the United Kingdom, fixed-wing drones are used to deliver coronavirus kit between hospitals in Essex. The drones will carry blood tests and personal protective equipment.
In the United Kingdom, the Thames Valley to the west of London will be the site of what is expected to be the world’s first commercial ‘super-highway’ drone corridor in open and unrestricted airspace according to plans submitted to the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority. Operated and managed by Altitude Angel, the site will be available to support fully automated drone flights beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) from any drone company which completes a series of basic technical integrations which, crucially, don’t require specialist hardware on-board the drone.
Drone photos show a huge response from emergency crews to water search for a missing teen at the Lakeside Shopping Centre in the UK.
Last night, a Lancashire police drone located a lost Pendle Hill walker in the UK. The drone outfitted with a thermal camera was able to spot the missing person.
A landmark white paper that was presented to the UK government this week says that ‘drone technology will transform our immediate and long-term future. Recently, Barclays predicted that the global drone market will grow ten-fold in the next five years.
The new drone unit of the Nottinghamshire police in the UK has had an impressive first six months and has helped fight crime and save lives.