Watch This Drone Find a Woman Lost in a North Carolina Cornfield

Folks, when it comes to search-and-rescue, drones are one of the most invaluable tools we currently have. unmanned aerial vehicles can reach vantage points previously only available via helicopter—which costs time as well as money—and can be modified with thermal imaging cameras, live-streaming cameras, and more. Simply put, if you were lost in the mountains or other difficult terrain, you’d want the emergency service in charge of finding you to use a drone – at least as part of their tool set. This Sunday, an 81-year-old woman got lost in a cornfield in Asheboro, North Carolina. Once a UAV was implemented into her search, it took less than 30 minutes to locate her …

The Drive | Nov. 9, 2017

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