Testimonials

“[delivery] drones would be much more sensitive to even mildly adverse weather. Such conditions would hinder speed and efficiency and make it difficult to scale”

Carlo Ratti | MIT

“Most of us have experienced commercial flights being canceled because of weather. A common thunderstorm can ground a light aircraft with a mass that’s three or four orders of magnitude larger than a drone. Air movement of just a few meters per second could be enough to send small drones bumping into buildings or falling from the sky.”

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Carlo Ratti | MIT

“You’re going to have the EMT that carries a first aid kit. The sawyer that carries the chainsaw and the pilot that carries the (drone),” Baxter said. “Instead of exposing a helicopter pilot to a recon flight or a captain of a crew to hike a ridge nobody’s ever been up, give them the tools to make their job just a little bit safer.”

Justin Baxter, Drone Pilot | Department of Interior

“Would you ever unnecessarily put your citizens or responders in harm’s way?” and after they respond with a resounding “no”, I follow-up with, “Aren’t you doing just that by not utilizing a drone and not knowing about the hazards that exist?”

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Justin Baxter, Drone Pilot | Department of Interior