AiRMOUR drone poll shows higher acceptance for medical use
European drone research and promotion organization AiRMOUR has released the results of its large opinion survey of sector stakeholders and members of the public on attitudes toward use of UAVs in different activities – particularly in response to medical emergencies. While not necessarily surprising, the findings bode well for increased acceptance of the craft operating in European Union skies in future.
The survey involved 1,100 people in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands – the largest poll of its kind since the last European Union Aviation Safety Agency study in 2021. In keeping with AiRMOUR’s particular focus on deployment of drones for medical and emergency responder purposes, the inquiry took interest in acceptance of UAVs deployed in those capacities compared to the wider array of potential commercial and use cases.
Perhaps not surprisingly, AiRMOUR found that both people involved in drone activities as well as…