Love or hate them, drones are here to stay

Are you tired of the sound drones make and always feeling like someone is watching you?

Well, drones are here to stay and we should embrace them, says the founder of African Drone Johnny Miller.

The South African law states that if you are flying a drone as a hobby you need to be 50 meters clear of buildings, people and roads.

Rwanda is the biggest and the first autonomous use of drones to deliver blood in the entire world.

Johnny Miller, Founder of African Drone

The biggest drone mapping operation is taking place in Tanzania.

Johnny Miller, Founder of African Drone

The idea that people are spying on people and looking over their walls is quite unfortunate.

Johnny Miller, Founder of African Drone

Listen to why drones are the future...


This article first appeared on 702 : Love or hate them, drones are here to stay


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