Amazon Manager Fired, World’s Fastest Drone, Boater Saved!
This week in Drone News, we have three stories for you. The first one is a question of whether Amazon fired someone for voicing safety concerns about the drone program, a new world record for the fastest drone, and yes, it was pretty fast. And then, lastly, a drone was used to locate a stranded boater. Let’s get to it.
Amazon manager fired
We’ll start this week with a former Amazon manager who claims that he was fired because of raising safety concerns about the drone delivery program. His name is Chetty Sket. He says that there was no onboarding process for new employees working on the drone project, and also that he witnessed multiple crashes, including one that started a brush fire, which I think we actually may have reported on back then.
He also said that tests were commonly conducted on partially inoperative equipment, such as laptops that had broken keyboards or even less than having a full team. Last…