Crash Proof UAV Getting Attention

Bloomberg has a good story on a ‘crash proof’ UAV that is encased in a carbon fiber frame so the propellers can spin freely even in collisions with objects.  It was designed for disaster recovery, but other applications are being found for inspecting areas that pose a risk to human operated flight platforms.  It is expected to be on the market by the end of 2015.

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About Chuck Schoeneberger

Former forecaster at Meridian Environmental Technologies Inc (now a Interis Company), with a background in GIS and LiDAR, with other stints at GeoSpatial Services of Winona, MN and Aerometric (Now Quantum Spatial) of Sheboygan, WI. He is a weather technologist for public storm safety from a local to international level. LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=25048141&trk=tab_pro His views are his own and not of his employer.
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