Inspections carried out using unmanned aerial vehicles. Research is also being conducted into rapid situation monitoring for civil protection and the transport of medicines and medical equipment during rescue operations. A study by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has now revealed that there is clear approval in Germany for the use of civilian drones in civil protection, rescue missions and research work. However, flights for advertising, leisure and parcel delivery purposes are still viewed negatively by at least half of those questioned. Education will help to reduce reservations among the public. Continue reading →