AeroVironment Integrates New M1/M2/M5 Compatible Digital Data Links

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AeroVironment Integrates New M1/M2/M5 Compatible Digital Data Links
AeroVironment Integrates New M1/M2/M5 Compatible Digital Data Links

AeroVironment, Inc. has announced that it has delivered M1/M2/M5-compatible Raven and Puma AE unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to two DoD customers, with more orders and deliveries scheduled. In addition, the company will begin taking orders in December 2017 for M1/M2/M5-configured Wasp AE micro air vehicles (MAV) for delivery in spring 2018. “Integrating the new M1/M2/M5 radio frequencies into our family […]

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Parrot Releases New Bebop 2 Power
Parrot Releases New Bebop 2 Power

Most drones on the market now do not offer a long flight time, with most not quite lasting half an hour. This is also true for the original Bebop. With the release of the new Bebop 2 Power, there is a flight time of up to 1 hour with optimal flying conditions. That’s right. Just …

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Swiss Drone Firm Inks Sky-high Aircraft Leasing Deal
Swiss Drone Firm Inks Sky-high Aircraft Leasing Deal

A major Swiss drone company has inked a deal that will create one of the world’s largest global leasing service for UAS. UMS Skeldar announced the partnership last week with JetLease, an American multi-national group listed as one of the world’s largest aircraft leasing companies. Unveiled at the European defense/security expo DSEI 2017 in London, […]

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First Self-flying Home Robot Launches on Kickstarter – Interview with Jeffrey Tseng
First Self-flying Home Robot Launches on Kickstarter – Interview with Jeffrey Tseng

Today, Aevena launched their Kickstarter campaign for Aire, a self-flying home robot. It is now available on Kickstarter starting at $699. Aire is a flying robot designed from the ground up to fit in a home environment. It stands out with a unique and beautiful design, and innovative features. It’s the first flying indoor robotRead more… #quadcopters #drones

How to get a job in Hollywood as a drone pilot: Phil Pastuhov shares the secret
How to get a job in Hollywood as a drone pilot: Phil Pastuhov shares the secret

Want to get a job in Hollywood as a drone pilot? Phil Pastuhov is one of the pros, having served as an Academy Award-winning aerial director of photography with over 120 feature films and hundreds of commercials to his credit including “Lord of the Rings,” “Matrix,” “James Bond,” “Spiderman,” and “Mission Impossible.” He is also … Continue reading How to get a job in Hollywood as a drone pilot: Phil Pastuhov shares the secret

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Trasporto sangue: drone vola per 161 miglia nel deserto dell’Arizona
Trasporto sangue: drone vola per 161 miglia nel deserto dell’Arizona

Conosciamo e vi abbiamo parlato più volte del progetto Zipline, che in molte aree dell’Africa sta avendo un successo incredibile nel contrasto alle malattie, trasportando in pochissimo tempo e in grande sicurezza campioni di sangue dalle zone più remote eRead more… #quadcopters #drones

First Transmission Line Cable Construction with Drones
First Transmission Line Cable Construction with Drones

Sharper Shape and SkySkopes, in cooperation with an investor owned utility, have developed an innovative and unique way to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for powerline construction.  The mission used the Sharper A6 UAS to string sock lines for a 675 kV line construction project.  Matt Dunlevy, CEO and President of SkySkopes, said, “this use-case […]

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Small Consumer Drones Unlikely to Cause Head Injury
Small Consumer Drones Unlikely to Cause Head Injury

Researchers at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, the site of an FAA-sanctioned drone testing facility, concluded that the risks of a catastrophic head injury were less than 5 percent in an impact with a 2.6-pound unmanned vehicle, according to results published in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering. Larger drones create higher risks of injury, which […]

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General Atomics Gets $30M MDA Reaper Contract
General Atomics Gets $30M MDA Reaper Contract

General Atomics has received a one-year, $30.3 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to demonstrate passive configured MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. The Defense Department announced that General Atomics’ electromagnetic systems group will showcase the capacities of Reaper at two Ballistic Missile Defense System and five continental U.S. tests. Tests will occur in Alabama, […]

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Parrot Launches New Bebop 2 Power
Parrot Launches New Bebop 2 Power

French drone manufacturer has made a second product announcement this month, with the launch of a new Bebop 2: the Bebop 2 Power. The upgraded model has improved hardware and software, as well as an impressive 30 minutes of flight time. Read more: Parrot Enters the Racing Drone Market with Mambo FPV The Parrot Bebop 2 […]

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