First Routine Persistent BVLOS Commercial UAV Services from a Major International Airport

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First Routine Persistent BVLOS Commercial UAV Services from a Major International Airport
First Routine Persistent BVLOS Commercial UAV Services from a Major International Airport

ING Robotic Aviation claims to be the first UAV company in the world to perform routine persistent Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) commercial services operating from of a major international airport. The month-long initial operation supported Government security operations during a major international event. Flight operations at this level of maturity are rare in the current drone […]

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Mobile Skylight – Mobile Drone Security and UTM
Mobile Skylight – Mobile Drone Security and UTM

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Gryphon Sensors, a SRC Inc. company based in Central New York, has developed a state-of-the-art mobile Unmanned Traffic Management system called Mobile Skylight. The development builds on the state’s investments in the region’s emerging Unmanned Aerial Systems industry. Last August, the Governor announced a $5 million commitment through the Upstate Revitalization […]

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Drone Noise is More Annoying Than Any Other Vehicle
Drone Noise is More Annoying Than Any Other Vehicle

A preliminary NASA study has discovered that people find the noise of drones more annoying than that of ground vehicles, even when the sounds are the same volume. “We didn’t go into this test thinking there would be this significant difference,” says study coauthor Andrew Christian of NASA’s Langley Research Center, Virginia. It is almost unfortunate […]

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OcPoC with Xilinx Zynq Supports PX4 Autopilot
OcPoC with Xilinx Zynq Supports PX4 Autopilot

Aerotenna announced this week its OcPoC™ with Xilinx Zynq® Mini flight controller now fully supports the PX4 autopilot. Being one of the smartest, most powerful and versatile flight controllers on the market, OcPoC has driven many revolutionary drone applications, agriculture dust spray, long haul transportation, and more. The support for both AMP and PX4 autopilotRead more… #quadcopters #drones

NASA, BP and the UK Ministry of Defence Confirmed for the Commercial UAV Show
NASA, BP and the UK Ministry of Defence Confirmed for the Commercial UAV Show

Now in its 4th year, The Commercial UAV Show has released the full conference agenda which includes contributions from NASA, BP and the UK Ministry of Defence. Marcus Johnson, Research Aerospace Engineer, Aviation Systems Division, at the NASA Ames Res…Read more… #quadcopters #drones

Concern Over UK Drone Collision Study is Justified
Concern Over UK Drone Collision Study is Justified

You may or may not have heard about the proposed regulations for drone pilots in the UK. The UK Department for Transport put forward policy proposals that will mean pilots flying drones that weigh more than 250 grams will soon need to register their aircraft and complete a safety awareness test. Wherever you’re flying in […]

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Should DJI Spark Pilots and Future Buyers Be Worried?
Should DJI Spark Pilots and Future Buyers Be Worried?

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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“DrohnenApp” Gives German Drone Operators Rules, Regs and Flight Logs
“DrohnenApp” Gives German Drone Operators Rules, Regs and Flight Logs

The German Aviation authority, DFS, has teamed with UTM and fleet management experts Unifly to provide recreational drone operators with clear information about where they are allowed to fly. The “DFS-DrohnenApp” not only provides information on where operators may fly legally, but also gives detailed information on the rules and restrictions.   And just for […]

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Another Record-Breaking Flight for Commercial Drones
Another Record-Breaking Flight for Commercial Drones

The commercial drone industry can celebrate another record-breaking flight.  FlyLogix, a privately owned UK-based start-up, announced the longest civilian drone flight in Britain – 50 nautical miles. FlyLogix is an energy inspections company.  The flight was performed round trip from Blackpool to energy company Centrica’s unmanned gas production platform, located in the middle of the […]

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All the Benefits, None of the Problems: MMC’s One Stop Rental Solution for Industrial Drones
All the Benefits, None of the Problems: MMC’s One Stop Rental Solution for Industrial Drones

Leading commercial drone manufacturer MMC has introduced their One-Stop Rental Solution for industrial drones in India and Asia.  The company plans to expand the program across the globe, opening centers in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, South America, and South Africa. MMC  is the industry leader in providing innovative commercial and industrial drone solutions […]

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