Satellite Drone Deliveries

SATELLITE enabled drones have accelerated the provision of life-saving medical supplies at NHS hospitals in Scotland, boosting the country’s efforts to combat Covid-19.

Drone delivery cut the average transport time in remote communities from 21 hours using the existing road based system to 60 minutes, enabling healthcare teams to provide Covid-19 diagnoses more speedily.

Completed by London based air mobility company Skyports in collaboration with the NHS, the demonstration could pave the way for a permanent unmanned aerial delivery network as early as 2022.

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