Could it be true? A positive article on drones?
“One damaging incident will occur no more than every 1.87 million years of 2kg [drone] flight time,” said the researchers. Fatal incidents will be even rarer.
“This appears to be an acceptable risk to the airspace,” they concluded.
We hope that bit of reason gets picked up by the popular media.
That’s the headline in Ars Technica today.
The missing elderly man, who has dementia, was located around 1pm Saturday in a 200-acre soybean field after a model drone, equipped with a first-person-view camera, discovered him alive.
“As we were making our way to the back corner to fly it one more time, we noticed a man kind of out in the far field sort of stumbling and looking a little bit disoriented,” drone operator David Lesh told a local news broadcast.
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