News • 2020.04.23

Defibrillator delivery using Penguin B UAV

Immediately before lockdown, a team from Snowdonia Aerospace, with partners SwiftFlight Avionics, University of Manchester and the Welsh Ambulance Service, completed a successful flight demo that showed proof-of-concept for beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) delivery of a defibrillator by drone to a remote, rural location that would be difficult to reach with an ambulance in a timely fashion.

This is the first demo of this type in the UK and one of only a handful that has been conducted worldwide.

 

The link to the full article: sUAS News - Snowdonia Aerospace BVLOS Emergency Medical Response Drone Trial