This drone will deliver blood to save lives
"The Magnum (the company's inhouse drone) meets all safety standards laid down by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation(DGCA). "The company will start Bloodstream, the name of the project, which will also transport blood to women with postdelivery complications," Gupta, chief financial officer, said.Weighing 9kg, the drones can carry 1.5kg medicine and can make a 105km round trip on a single battery charge, even in wind and rain, Bhattacharya, chief technical officer and co-founder, said. NAGPUR: They are young and raring to venture into unconventional territories - making drones life savers!Move over food-delivery, Anshul Sharma, Arunabha Bhattacharya and Rishab Gupta - all in the age group of 23 to 25 - have launched a startup, Air Aid Pvt Ltd, that will use drones to transport blood, vaccines and emergency medicines to people and hospitals living in rural areas from mid-2019."We have already made 19 successful deliveries in rural areas of Karnataka , West Bengal and Nepal," Anshul Sharma, cofounder and CEO of Air Aid Pvt Ltd, told TOIon Thursday.
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