Japan Explores Drones for Regional Problems
Setouchi Town: Kagoshima Prefecture regional problem-solving drone demonstration experiments
This article published in collaboration with JUIDA, the Japan UAS Industrial Development Association.
Japan is exploring the use of drones to address regional problems, particularly in the country’s many isolated villages with low populations.
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Japan Airlines (JAL) is taking the lead, demonstrating drone solutions as part of their “Amami Islands Sustainable Project.” Drone delivery is one way that Japan will use drones: from the transportation of daily necessities and medical supplies to disaster relief packages.
JAL has also been a major participant in Setouchi Town’s “Smart Town Promotion Project Using Drones”. JAL conducted demonstration flights on November 17, 2022: building out an implementation model for remote island drone use. The framework includes using drones equipped with Information and Communications…