Heaven-sent

What if you could receive medical help within one minute of a cardiac event? Well for one thing, your chances of survival would increase from 8% to 80%!

Alec Momont is a graduate student at TU Delft in the Netherlands and has created the concept of an Ambulance-drone. By not relying on roads, this flying machine can deliver an integrated defibrillator at speeds up to 100 km/hr and arrive in a fraction of the time that a conventional ambulance would take.

The goal of this young man is to create a network of ambulance drones to improve existing emergency infrastructures. The design of these drones allows them to fold-up and become a toolbox to carry all kinds of supplies (and to return to base for resupply).

This is truly Help from Above.

  8 comments for “Heaven-sent

  1. Al OTE
    December 24, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Awesome! Just don’t run into Amazon’s drones

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    • December 24, 2014 at 8:47 am

      There may be a need for some sort of Traffic Control centers in the future as the number of drones increases.

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  2. December 24, 2014 at 8:36 am

    Remarkable! What an ingenious way to use technology for the good of humanity instead of blowing it up! You share the most amazing things, Allan.

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    • December 24, 2014 at 8:45 am

      Thanks, Stephanie. I got this from a friend who has been a Humanitarian Aid-worker for most of his life.

      The potential use of drones for delivery of supplies, route-mapping and real-time observation is staggering.

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  3. December 24, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Sounds a very practical idea….but you still need to get the medical staff there

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    • December 24, 2014 at 8:28 am

      Yes, staff on-site is important. These are to be designed to help them do their jobs.

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  4. December 24, 2014 at 8:08 am

    Absolutely awesome! Any clue as to when these drones will be available for use in the free market?

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