LOOK! IT’S A BIRD! IT’S A PLANE! IT’S… DISINFECTANT? IT’S IN MY EYES!!

16 May 2020 | Newsletter

With Covid-19 sinking its claws deeeeep into our society, the big question of how to stop the spread has epidemiologists, medical gurus, and all the rest of us scratching our heads.

China, being home to the world’s largest drone producer, obviously had some pretty Skyfire-approved methods for handling this scourge of the lungs. This article shows how China used drones for good. They used them to spray large areas of the countryside with disinfectant. And to move samples and equipment to hospitals. They even used them to register health information in areas with high infection rates, letting officials know just how prevalent the virus is/was in those areas. Momma always said, nothing motivates innovation quite like a pandemic.

Our favorite, most entertaining, COVID drone use thus far? Why using drones throughout the world to scold citizens for not wearing face masks and for breaking the rules of social distancing – of course! Curse our stubborn, social nature! But hail those loudspeakers. Have you heard them? They’re loud as …

See the Spanish Police in action – using a drone to yell at people in parks with the hopes of embarrassing them enough to just go home. What is this, the parent police? You better go home before I embarrass you and your friends!