Micro Weather Forecasts To Improve Delivery Drone Safety

Drones collect wind data at different altitudes along simulated delivery routes across the campus.
Credit: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Small unmanned aircraft equipped with meteorological instruments have flown simulated urban and suburban delivery routes on the Daytona Beach, Florida, campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) to help develop hyperlocal weather prediction tools needed for autonomous flights in populated...

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