July 12, 2021

Are Jet-Powered Drones the Future of Public Safety?

Are Jet-Powered Drones the Future of Public Safety?

Drones and drone technology are becoming a powerful tool within law enforcement and public safety. But what about jet powered drones? Today my guest is going to share with you his new and unique drone technology. Alex Taits is the founder of Fusion Flight in the inventor of a jet powered drone that can fly at speeds up to 250 miles per hour with a 60 mile range. Alex is going to tell us how he came up with the idea and what applications he sees for the public safety market. Listen in to this fascinating conversation.

Get all links, resources and show notes at https://psi.chat/042


Drones and drone technology are becoming a powerful tool within law enforcement and public safety. But what about jet powered drones? Today my guest is going to share with you his new and very unique drone technology. Alex Taits is the founder of FusionFlight in the inventor of a jet powered drone that can fly at speeds up to 250 miles per hour with a 60 mile range. Alex is going to tell us how he came up with the idea and what applications he sees for the public safety market. Listen in to this fascinating conversation.

Get all links, resources and show notes at https://psi.chat/042

Alex Taits has established FusionFlight in 2016 to push frontiers of autonomous medical delivery with the construction of an innovative, high-speed VTOL Jet-Drone: JetQuad. Alex has begun his career in Mechanical Engineering performing structural analysis for rocket engine and nuclear reactor components. Alex holds a Master's in Mechanical Engineering from USC and is self-taught in the areas of Control Systems, Software, and Electrical Engineering. Over the years, he has worked in a diverse set of industries including military jet propulsion, semiconductors, robotics and micro-satellites.

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Highlights from the Conversation

  • [01:27] Welcome to Episode 42!
  • [03:20] Alex breaks down the jet-powered drone concept and its benefits.
  • [06:43] 250 mph speeds and potentially even faster!
  • [08:04] Alex describes the size and weight of the drone which is small enough for a single person to carry.
  • [09:56] Current model has built-in pre-programmed waypoint navigation technology.
  • [11:22] How much does one of the bad boys cost?
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  • [16:24] Applications of the jet-powered drone for law enforcement.
  • [17:58] Could this become a replacement for a patrol car some day?
  • [19:37] Where did the idea for a jet-powered drone come from?
  • [21:41] The future of jet-powered drones.
  • [25:47] How to connect with Alex Taits and Fusion Flight!


Resources Discussed/Links

https://www.LEO2CEO.com - A resource for cops who want to start their own business.