Kiwi craft leads the way in drone industry.

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Good old Kiwi ingenuity on a shoe-string budget could see the world’s first unmanned aerial vehicle for long-range search and rescue operational within the next two years. The Coastguard has been working with Christchurch-based Global Aerial Platforms (GAP) for three years on two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that could help save the lives of more people lost at sea. The smaller UAV can be launched off a boat and relays information back to Coastguard staff on where any survivors are in the water and also a better view of what’s under the water. More . .

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