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Poachers and fish beware, this ocean drone is on your trail

We don’t usually think of drones as operating over open water, but Aerovel’s Flexrotor drone was designed to do just that.

Flexrotor can land and take off vertically like a helicopter, without the need for any additional infrastructure on the deck of a ship. This gives the vehicle the ability to operate from almost any vessel. Once airborne, Flexrotor transitions to horizontal flight, which allows the vehicle a much longer range of operation.

Read More: http://www.cio.com/article/3143578/techology-business/poachers-and-fish-beware-this-ocean-drone-is-on-your-trail.html