The haze in Beijing is so bad that it's forced pilots to land blind and officials to shut down the airport. Thus China has unveiled a new plan to test drones that spray haze-clearing chemicals around airports.
Trials for the new parafoil drones, which are drones with parachutes, will begin later this months at airports around China. One drone can carry some 1,500 pounds of smog-clearing chemicals to clear a three mile radius around the airports. The drones are also easy to control and land, which is important given the air traffic.
Parafoil soft-wing drones have an advantage over planes or fixed-wing drones. They're a lot cheaper, with operating costs at just 1/10 of those for fixed-wing drones. They can also carry three times as much weight, which means more haze-clearing chemicals per drone.
China's new plan doesn't specify what chemicals will be used, but the country has in the past sprayed silver iodide to seed clouds during drought, and they've proposed the same for the haze.
There was times when cable was important in our lives and allowed us to watch television in home with family or alone, however, today, media streaming devices are replacing cable TV and that is the reason we decided to show you why media streaming devices became so popular. In this particular article we are going to provide you with all relevant information that will provide you perfect idea what we are talking about. Read more
If we say that technology has completely changed the way people live their lives, then this will be a very true statement. Not only has technology contributed in getting knowledge about the human bodies, about our earth and a number of other things, it has also contributed to the field of construction. In the past, the way people used to go about the construction and the methods and machinery that was used in the construction field was totally different than what is being used now. Read more