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Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda

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Jumat, 01 Jul 2022 17:07 WIB

Rwanda - Sebuah perusahaan di Rwanda menggunakan drone untuk mengirimkan bantuan medis ke daerah yang tidak terjangkau. Cara ini dinilai efektif dan cepat sampai.

KAYONZA, RWANDA - JUNE 30: A drone takes off on a delivery flight on June 30, 2022 in Kayonza, Rwanda. Zipline, a California-based company that creates drone-based delivery systems, has run projects in Rwanda and Ghana for several years, and recently started operations in Nigeria, where it focuses on areas that are difficult to navigate by road. (Photo by Luke Dray/Getty Images)

Sebuah drone lepas landas dalam penerbangan pengiriman di Kayonza, Rwanda, Kamis (30/6/2022) waktu setempat.  

KAYONZA, RWANDA - JUNE 30: A drone takes off on a delivery flight on June 30, 2022 in Kayonza, Rwanda. Zipline, a California-based company that creates drone-based delivery systems, has run projects in Rwanda and Ghana for several years, and recently started operations in Nigeria, where it focuses on areas that are difficult to navigate by road. (Photo by Luke Dray/Getty Images)

Rwanda lebih unggul daripada negara-negara maju soal pemanfaatan pesawat tanpa awak atau drone dalam pengiriman barang.   

KAYONZA, RWANDA - JUNE 30: A drone takes off on a delivery flight on June 30, 2022 in Kayonza, Rwanda. Zipline, a California-based company that creates drone-based delivery systems, has run projects in Rwanda and Ghana for several years, and recently started operations in Nigeria, where it focuses on areas that are difficult to navigate by road. (Photo by Luke Dray/Getty Images)

Pemerintah negara yang terletak di Afrika Tengah itu menggunakan drone untuk memenuhi keperluan logistik, obat-obatan, dan kantung darah di rumah sakit.  

KAYONZA, RWANDA - JUNE 30: A drone takes off on a delivery flight on June 30, 2022 in Kayonza, Rwanda. Zipline, a California-based company that creates drone-based delivery systems, has run projects in Rwanda and Ghana for several years, and recently started operations in Nigeria, where it focuses on areas that are difficult to navigate by road. (Photo by Luke Dray/Getty Images)

Bekerja sama dengan perusahaan rintisan (startup) asal Silicon Valley, Amerika Serikat yang bernama Zipline, mereka berhasil mengirimkan lebih dari 5.500 unit darah ke area terpencil yang sulit dijangkau kendaraan biasa.  

KAYONZA, RWANDA - JUNE 30: A drone takes off on a delivery flight on June 30, 2022 in Kayonza, Rwanda. Zipline, a California-based company that creates drone-based delivery systems, has run projects in Rwanda and Ghana for several years, and recently started operations in Nigeria, where it focuses on areas that are difficult to navigate by road. (Photo by Luke Dray/Getty Images)

Drone yang digunakan bertipe fixed-wing. Bentuknya menyerupai miniatur pesawat dengan dua sayap yang terbentang masing-masing sepanjang 6 kaki (1,8 m).   

KAYONZA, RWANDA - JUNE 30: A drone takes off on a delivery flight on June 30, 2022 in Kayonza, Rwanda. Zipline, a California-based company that creates drone-based delivery systems, has run projects in Rwanda and Ghana for several years, and recently started operations in Nigeria, where it focuses on areas that are difficult to navigate by road. (Photo by Luke Dray/Getty Images)

Fixed-wing drone lebih efisien dibanding drone pada umumnya yang bermodel quadcopter. Karena itu, fixed-wing drone dapat menjelajah hingga 93 mil atau hampir 150 km.  

KAYONZA, RWANDA - JUNE 30: A drone takes off on a delivery flight on June 30, 2022 in Kayonza, Rwanda. Zipline, a California-based company that creates drone-based delivery systems, has run projects in Rwanda and Ghana for several years, and recently started operations in Nigeria, where it focuses on areas that are difficult to navigate by road. (Photo by Luke Dray/Getty Images)

Sebelumnya, untuk mengirimkan darah, mereka membutuhkan waktu selama empat jam, sedangkan dengan layanan ini menjadi hanya 45 menit.   

KAYONZA, RWANDA - JUNE 30: A drone takes off on a delivery flight on June 30, 2022 in Kayonza, Rwanda. Zipline, a California-based company that creates drone-based delivery systems, has run projects in Rwanda and Ghana for several years, and recently started operations in Nigeria, where it focuses on areas that are difficult to navigate by road. (Photo by Luke Dray/Getty Images)

Saat mencapai lokasi tujuan, drone akan menurunkan pasokan saat masih mengudara dengan menggunakan parasut, kemudian kembali ke basecamp.  

Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda
Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda
Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda
Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda
Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda
Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda
Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda
Drone Ini Kirim Bantuan Medis ke Daerah Pelosok Rwanda


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