3D printed rescue drone developed by Warwick students

3D printed rescue drone developed by Warwick students

University of Warwick fourth year students have developed an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to aid in mountainside rescue as part of the UK government sponsored program Horizon (AM), which aims to encourage the advancement of 3D printing in aeronautics. Regulative barriers The UAV’s main function is to deliver vital supplies on mountain rescue missions. As such, the goal for the drone is a payload of about 5 kilograms and an 80 kilometer range – much further than UK regulations allow. Current legislation requires drone operators to keep their vehicle in line of sight, severely limiting the use of the […]

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