Alabama rocket startup Aevum just unveiled the world’s biggest drone — a 28-ton autonomous behemoth that may soon rocket US military satellites into orbit Jay Skylus, the CEO of autonomous launch startup Aevum, stands in front of a Ravn X rocket-launching drone. Aevum Aevum, a quiet, scrappy, and ambitious rocket-launch startup, unveiled the biggest drone […]
Drone Autonomy for Bridge Inspection. The Newest Tool on the Inspector’s Belt. A Skydio 2 inspecting the underside of a bridge Before drones came into the picture, inspecting bridges was an expensive and dangerous activity. Most commonly, the primary piece of equipment to inspect a bridge is a snooper truck, which is a large, expensive […]
Drones & Dams They’re quiet, they capture crucial high-definition images and, most of all, they’re safer. Widely used in utility equipment inspections and wildfire mitigation efforts, drones have quickly become an essential tool for Southern California Edison (SCE) in its dam safety inspections, too. With 83 dams in SCE’s hydroelectric system stretching from Catalina Island to […]
Business is ready for the drone economy: if we seize the opportunity, Britain can prosper, but only if we take the public with us Photo by Diana Măceşanu on Unsplash Mapping the UK drone sector Strong foundations exist in the UK The drone sector is growing fast. By 2030, PwC estimates that drones will have […]
The future of drone technology in UK cities Drones are both an opportunity and a threat; a strength for the UK economy but a potential unwelcome addition to our cities. The decisions the UK makes in the next few years will shape what path the country follows. UK cities need to consider what they want […]
Helix UAV drones are equipped with some amazing tech. This 4K 3D footage demonstrates the results of an aerial building scan.