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Autonomous UVC disinfecting robot enters service on Hydro-Québec Dash 8 aircraft — RAY robot, by Ottawa’s aero hygenx, can disinfect aircraft cabin, lavatory and crew areas in under five minutes

Design Engineering reports Hydro-Québec’s three Dash 8-300 and Dash 8-400 De Havilland Canada aircraft now incorporate a cabin disinfection procedure between flights utilizing an autonomous robot called RAY. Designed and manufactured by Ottawa-based aero hygenx inc., RAY uses powerful ultraviolet-C (UVC) light in place of chemical-based disinfection, to neutralize 90%+ of bacteria and viruses, including…

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