US Navy Special Ops Interested in Air/Water Drone

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FPV for kids: how young is too young to fly FPV, and is FPV bad for your eyes?,27 Jul 2017 in Q&A

Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about FPV for kids. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. How young can kids fly FPV? Is it bad for the eyes? I’m interested in my son, who is 10 years old, getting into flying FPV. -Ryan Hey Ryan, Of course kids … Continue reading FPV for kids: how young is too young to fly FPV, and is FPV bad for your eyes?

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US Navy Special Ops Interested in Air/Water Drone,26 Jul 2017 in Uncategorized

At the Office of Naval Research’s annual Science and Technology Expo on Friday in Washington, D.C., a development team from Rutgers University demonstrated the unusual quadcopter, which can swim at depths of up to 10 meters, then seamlessly launch to the surface and soar into the air. The drone, developed with sponsorship from the Office […]

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China to Use CH-T4 Solar Drone as ‘Quasi-Satellite’ and Wi-Fi Hub,26 Jul 2017 in Uncategorized

China is developing an airborne mobile Wi-Fi hub in near space with solar-powered drones. The Feiyun (“Flying Cloud”) project is able to secure emergency communication for more than one week and proof of concept is expected to be demonstrated before the end of year. The recent and once secret flight of Caihong-T4 (CH-T4) — China’s […]

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Drones and AI Beat Humans at Fake Duck Test,26 Jul 2017 in Uncategorized

An experiment using fake ducks to stand in for the real thing has found that when it comes to counting birds, drones beat humans. Jarrod Hodgson and his colleagues at the University of Adelaide in Australia had previously used aerial images from drones to count seabirds and found that the drones had a more comprehensive view of the […]

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Insitu Gets $19M ScanEagle Contract for Afghanistan,26 Jul 2017 in Uncategorized

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is being awarded $19,611,424 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N6833517F0079 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-16-G-0046) in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. This order provides for the procurement of five ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs), spares, support equipment, field service representatives, operators to provide technical […]

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New Russian Unmanned Helicopter on Show,26 Jul 2017 in Uncategorized

Russia-based Radar MMS released further details of its BPV-500 vertical-takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) at the MAKS 2017 airshow in Zhukovsky near Moscow. Radar MMS representative Sergey Prokofiev told Jane’s that the BPV-500 is designed to operate from land and naval vessels, and is intended to fill a range of mission sets. […]

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Have DartGun, Will Travel!,26 Jul 2017 in aerial&drone&Tech

South Africa’s Super Drone Advanced drones armed with double-barrel dart guns—that sounds like a scifi movie if ever I heard one. But it’s true—and not in a sinister way. In fact, such helpful drones could actually be coming to the United States very soon. The aptly named DartGun is the latest development from Haevic, a […]

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FlytPi – A Turnkey companion computer pre-loaded with FlytOS Commercial Edition [Available for Order],26 Jul 2017 in United States

Order your FlytPi Kit here

We, at FlytBase, are on a mission to empower drone developers and help them accelerate development of drone applications. Over last few months,…

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Should DJI Spark Pilots and Future Buyers Be Worried?,26 Jul 2017 in DJI&News

A couple of weeks ago, the DroneLife team was approached by a DJI Spark pilot who was concerned that a number of people were watching on as their new Spark fell out of the sky for no reason. At the time, we went through the DJI forum posts to see how common these issues were. There […]

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Out of This World Anti-Drone Technology: Lasers, UTMs, Bullets with Nets, and More,26 Jul 2017 in Uncategorized

Anti-drone technology has been developing as rapidly as the drone industry itself. Back in December we wrote about the expansion in range of DroneShield’s anti-drone…

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