In pandemic, using drones to drop medical supplies from sky

In pandemic, using drones to drop medical supplies from sky

In pandemic, using drones to drop medical supplies from skyWith a loud whir and a whoosh, a fixed-wing drone slingshots out of a medical warehouse, zips through hazy skies at 80 mph, pops open a belly hatch and drops a box of medical supplies. For North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Basil Yap, it is a eureka moment. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the deadly consequences of fractured medical supply chains.