May 8, 2021

Central Florida Roundup

Embry-Riddle develops drone program to fight mosquitoes

Amy Keller | 4/27/2020

Jonathan Hale, a senior in Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems program and an intern with Volusia County, is developing a drone program to assist the county’s mosquito control efforts. So far, Hale has been putting together a plan for viewing and accessing remote and hard-to-reach mosquito breeding grounds — while making sure the drone activity complies with FAA and county regulations.

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