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Zipline Delivery Drones – A Do Good Company & Service

Positive Future #120 (Feature photo – Zipline Drone– Courtesy of Zipline) The company Zipline has perfected fast delivery drones for medical emergencies. According to the company’s latest press release, Zipline’s new delivery vehicle is a fixed-wing style airplane. This unmanned delivery plane can travel about 80 miles per hour. The new plane can serve an area 200 times larger than the average quadcopter. Now essential medicines can be delivered to remote and hard-to-get-to sites in a matter of minutes. In 2016, Zipline launched the world’s first national drone delivery operation in the nation of Rwanda. The Rwanda government contracted Zipline to establish a distribution center with 15 drones to deliver…

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Drones and Airborne Distribution Blimps

Touch the Soil News #791 (Feature photo – CC SA 4.0) Both Amazon and Wal-Mart have filed patents for airborne blimps that serve as mobile warehouses. From these airborne warehouses, drones will descend upon the Earth with instant on-location deliveries of everything including food. It appears to be the tip of a race between these two mega-companies fighting every way they can to gain market share. At present, it is not legal to launch drones from planes or even to fly over people. The Federal Aviation Administration has lots of issues with the process that are far from being ironed out and both Wal-Mart and Amazon also have lots of…

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