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UAV finds (and nearly saves) Outback Joe

October 15th, 2012

Episode 17 of 50 episodes

In what is believed to be a world-first for a non-military drone, an Unmanned Airborne Vehicle (UAV) was able to locate a dummy of a missing bushwalker without human intervention during the A$50,000 Outback Challenge in Kingaroy, Queensland. (9:11)