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World’s biggest drone — a 28-ton autonomous behemoth

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 Privacy Laws Around the World

As the use of drones expands around the world — according to the Federal Aviation Administration, there are currently 1.7 million drones registered in the United States alone — lawmakers have been faced with new and complex regulatory challenges to protect the privacy of ordinary citizens. The increased prevalence of drones has raised the prospect […]

Switching to Skydio and Increase Per-Pilot Revenue 37%

This blog is a teaser and summary of a longer-form written case study, available here at Skydio.com. One of the best parts of my job is talking to customers and listening to their stories about the way that Skydio 2 is changing the way they fly and in some cases, the way they fundamentally do […]

Fotokite – Tethered 24hr First Responder Drone

Fotokite already offers a clever response to two challenges for deploying drones: limited battery life and the need for a certified pilot. And now it’s tackling a third challenge with its new product: How to deploy a drone as quickly as possible in a first responder situation. Drones can be a tremendous asset to first […]

Skydio Autonomy™. A new age of drone intelligence

In last week’s blog, I shared with you some of the ways Skydio X2 was built to meet the needs of some of the drone industry’s most forward-thinking fleets. This week, I’d like to share some ideas about autonomy — what true autonomy is and why it matters, and how it will impact drone operations […]

DRONAMICS Announces World’s First Cargo Droneport Network

DRONAMICS, the world’s leading middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator, today unveiled the first 5 airports in its European network of cargo droneports. The DRONAMICS European Droneport Network is the world’s first cargo droneport network and includes private airports and airport groups operating more than 35 airports in 11 European countries, connecting 300 million […]

Non-Stop Flight from California to Sicily Completes NATO UAV Squadron

An RQ-4D Phoenix UAV from Northrop Grumman Corporation completed a 20-hour non-stop trans-Atlantic flight from California to Sicily, where it joined the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) squadron on Nov. 12 at Sigonella Air Base. The air vehicle is the last of five NATO RQ-4D aircraft, completing deliveries to the Main Operating Base (MOB) of […]

Anti-Jam GPS for Army’s Gray Eagle UAV Awarded to Cobham

For its flagship Gray Eagle UAV, the U.S. Army with lead contractor General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has selected an anti-jam GPS system from Cobham Aerospace Connectivity. The MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range (GE-ER) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) platform is a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) developed as an upgrade to the MQ-1 […]

Small UAV Takes on Big Sea Missions: Resupply Warships and Submarines

The US Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division acquired a Blue Water Maritime Logistics UAV prototype from Skyways to develop resupply efforts submarines and other ships over long distances using small UAVs. Demonstrations of long-range ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore cargo transport will soon get underway at NAS Patuxent River in Maryland, after customization of the […]

Two-thousand Plus Simultaneous Drones Position Themselves with GPS and GLONASS technology

u-blox, a provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced that it supplied the high-accuracy GNSS technology that made possible the world’s largest swarm of drones. The record-breaking simultaneous flight of 2,198 miniature UAVs was launched into the night sky over Saint Petersburg, Russia, on September 3. The ten-minute long drone show included a flying […]

Landing Smoothly

New system employs a deep neural network to overcome the challenge of ground-effect turbulence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bfxPxg9rqk&feature=youtu.be https://youtu.be/FLLsG0S78ik Landing multi-rotor drones smoothly is difficult. Complex turbulence is created by the airflow from each rotor bouncing off the ground as the ground grows ever closer during a descent. This turbulence is not well understood nor is it easy […]

Two-thousand Plus Simultaneous Drones Position Themselves with GPS and GLONASS technology

u-blox, a provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced that it supplied the high-accuracy GNSS technology that made possible the world’s largest swarm of drones. The record-breaking simultaneous flight of 2,198 miniature UAVs was launched into the night sky over Saint Petersburg, Russia, on September 3. The ten-minute long drone show included a flying […]

3D result of aerial building scan – Rendered in 4K

Helix UAV drones are equipped with some amazing tech. This 4K 3D footage demonstrates the results of an aerial building scan.

World’s biggest drone — a 28-ton autonomous behemoth

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 Privacy Laws Around the World

Drone Privacy Laws Around the World

As the use of drones expands around the world — according to the Federal Aviation Administration, there are currently 1.7 million drones registered in the United States alone — lawmakers have been faced with new and complex regulatory challenges to protect the privacy of ordinary citizens. The increased prevalence of drones has raised the prospect […]

Europeans building Musk’s hyperloop vision – First?

Europeans building Musk’s hyperloop vision – First?

Hyperloop is a 150-year-old European concept rebooted by Elon Musk. And Europeans have a strong chance of being the first to build it. Elon Musk laid out his concept for building ultra-fast “hyperloop” trains running through vacuum tubes back in 2013, but the basic idea has been knocking around Europe for more than 150 years. […]

Fotokite – Tethered 24hr First Responder Drone

Fotokite – Tethered 24hr First Responder Drone

Fotokite already offers a clever response to two challenges for deploying drones: limited battery life and the need for a certified pilot. And now it’s tackling a third challenge with its new product: How to deploy a drone as quickly as possible in a first responder situation. Drones can be a tremendous asset to first […]

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