Shenzhen has been at the forefront of the nation in applying drones to reshape sections of its economy. Meituan UAS and SF Express UAS are among the most notable pioneers in commercializing drone technologies.
Drones have found wider adoption across China in industrial applications such as electric safety inspection, emergency response, firefighting and forest patrol.
Chinese legislators have been agitating for stricter management of drones, as they multiplied in numbers over the past few years.
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It's customary for Chinese officials to craft policies and plans in which they put forward clear-cut objectives to meet within a timeframe.
The release of the map represents the latest in a series of strides by the province in opening up its airspace for new market opportunities, local media reported.
What sets this drone apart from similar devices, or conventional eVTOL aircraft, is that it has a lift of 5,500 m, can operate in temperature as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius and withstand gales on a Beaufort scale of seven.
After identifying the exact location of the nest, staff operated the drones to hover at a designated height and trained the nozzles of their oil pumps on the nest.
According to a post on Meituan's official WeChat account, the takeoff and landing process drew a large crowd of curious onlookers, who expressed admiration at the fact that drone-led delivery has become a reality.
Users will be given the chance to order meals via mobile apps and have them delivered to them or to a designated drop-off point.
Authorities decided that manual transportation of the saplings up the hillsides could pose safety risks to workers and result in erosion of vegetation covering the slope.
Technicians from China Unicom used the drone as a node of communication to realize broadband connection with ground signal receivers that are several thousand meters away.
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