“It’s not taking pilots out of planes. It’s putting propellers on smart phones.” So says Chris Anderson, co-founder of 3D Robotics describing “Solo,” the world’s first Smart Drone, to an audience of San Diego students aboard the flight deck of USS Midway. He and other UAV leaders from General Atomics and Northrop Grumman pumped up the crowd with tales of military and civilian derring-do for drones, including protecting wildlife from dreaded poachers in Africa.
This program was the second installment of the STEAM Leadership series, created to inspire the innovators of tomorrow.
Watch Drones on the USS Midway on The STEAM Channel.