Hangzhou, March 27 (Xinhua) - Traffic used to be a frequent headache for medical workers in Hangzhou, capital of the Zhejiang province of East China. They have been considering ways to improve delivery for medical emergencies between city buildings, and have now discovered a "path of nature", air.

A white, six -axis drone, which takes several bags of blood and ice packs, arrived at the second hospital affiliated under the School of Medicine of the University of Zhejiang on Wednesday.

The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) took off from the Blood Center of Zhejiang Province, about 3 km or a 12-minute drive from the hospital. The staff at a flight control center inspected the machine online before letting it land.

was a blood supply test of anti-emergency technology, a start-up based in Hangzhou, which obtained China's first license for the execution of the test of DRONES deliveries in 2019. Folded Antiork RA3, the UAV with a payload of 5 kg and a range of 15 km made the trip in less than five minutes. In the past, it would take two medical workers at least 30 minutes traveling from a blood center to the hospital for a delivery.

Compared with ordinary air vehicles, the aircraft for blood delivery has a more accurate drone navigation and greater wind resistance. It can also fly in rain and snow. The drone container is capable of maintaining a constant temperature. It will ensure the quality of blood samples, said the founder of the Avivated Aircraft company Zhang Lei.

Deliveries of drones can transport up to 4,000 ml to 5000 ml of blood for an adult at a time. The drone service also costs less than road traffic, he added.

More than saving manual work, DRONS deliveries can avoid delays at the time of traffic congestion. Win patients in a critical condition crucial minutes that could make a difference in your doctor's ability to save your lives in case of emergency, said Zhang Mao, director of the Hospital Emergency Medicine Department.

Last year, the company of Zhang Lei used drones to offer emergency medical supplies for county hospitals during the Covid-19 epidemic. He was also a pioneer in the deliveries of drone of life savings devices, such as automated external defibrillators for marathons.

After delivery of the entry, the manufacturer of DRONE launched 24/7 All-Climate Blood Delivery Services for all medical institutions in Hangzhou, and plan Expand these services to other cities. EndItem

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