Posts (thoughts and musings)

“What can be done” vs. X

At InterDrone ’17, I observed a nicely protected drone designed for hazardous conditions from FlyAbility  (, asked about use in caves. Logical, right?  As I recall the conversation, apparently the person I spoke with did not think it easily feasible to use in caves, because the transmission (for controls and for video) would choppy. The … Continue reading "“What can be done” vs. X"

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ZipLine delivering medical supplies

Zipline operates a drone delivery system at national scale to send urgent medicines (like blood) to patients, no matter where they live. This California company developed a fixed-wing drone that can fly longer than most multi-rotor copters, while carrying lifesaving medical supplies to remote or otherwise time-consuming locations that would take a long time to … Continue reading "ZipLine delivering medical supplies"

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