Can Edible Drones Deliver Humanitarian Aid?

People trapped in war-torn or disaster-ravaged areas desperately need food and medical supplies. But how do you get it to them?

Nigel Gifford thinks he has an answer: an edible drone. Gifford, founder and chairman of two-year-old Windhorse Aerospace, based in Yeovil, England, is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), otherwise known drones, that can not only deliver supplies to civilians, but also are partially made of items they can eat.

“Terrorizing populations has become one of the most effective methods of modern hybrid warfare,” he says. “This is a way to send people the food and nutrition they need” …

Forbes | Feb. 28, 2018


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