Unmanned aircraft seem a sensible and economical way to deliver humanitarian aid, particularly into high-risk areas, exemplified last year by besieged Aleppo in Syria. But designing a UAV that is available quickly and cheaply, easy to use, and which can achieve its purpose without potentially placing valuable technology into the wrong hands is not so simple. UK startup Windhorse Aerospace’s answer is an edible drone. The Pouncer is an unpowered, air-launched, disposable UAV that ...

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