Four hour forty minute flight for Quaternium HYBRiX.20

Quaternium, a leading European brand of long-endurance multirotors, has flown for 4 hours and 40 minutes with their HYBRiX.20 fuel-electric quadcopter. They believe that this flight time beats any former demonstration ever made with an electric, hybrid of hydrogen multicopter. HYBRiX.20 RPA was designed by Quaternium in 2014 and its first model was built in … Continue reading Four hour forty minute flight for Quaternium HYBRiX.20

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Russia Developing New-Generation Drones for Security Services!

Russia is developing new-generation drones and robotics control systems for its special services, Federal Security Service or FSB secret police—one of the successors of the Soviet-era KGB— (FSB) Chief Alexander Bortnikov told Rossiyskaya Gazeta.  “Efforts continue to put into operation the latest armament systems and technical means developed by departmental specialists and unrivalled in the … Continue reading Russia Developing New-Generation Drones for Security Services!

Drone Delivery Canada Sparrow Gets Compliant Status

Drone Delivery Canada has announced that Transport Canada has accepted the Company’s Declaration of Compliance for the X1000 Sparrow cargo delivery drone. This unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is now compliant with the Transport Canada UAS standard. The Sparrow is the first cargo delivery drone of its kind to be accepted under the Transport Canada, Compliant … Continue reading Drone Delivery Canada Sparrow Gets Compliant Status

American Robotics Unveils Fully Autonomous Drone System for Precision Farming

American Robotics, an industrial drone developer specializing in agricultural automation, has unveiled its flagship product ScoutTM. It is a self-charging, self-managing drone system capable of autonomously carrying out daily scouting missions. By 2050, the world population is expected to grow to 10 billion. As a result farmers will need to increase food production by 70%. … Continue reading American Robotics Unveils Fully Autonomous Drone System for Precision Farming

Russian Base in Armenia Trains UAV Operators

Instructors of Divisions of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) of Russian military base in Armenia started training of newly-arrived servicemen. Within the frames of practical exercises at Kakhmud high-altitude training center, UAV operators will learn how to deploy reconnaissance systems, prepare for the launch, accomplish launching by hand or with a catapult, cope with various tasks … Continue reading Russian Base in Armenia Trains UAV Operators

ESAero announces NASA X-57 project milestone

Empirical Systems Aerospace, Inc. (ESAero) announced today a key NASA X-57 project milestone, the arrival of the ‘Maxwell’ tooling fuselage at ESAero’s manufacturing and integration facility in San Luis Obispo, CA. ESAero will conduct the parallel processesof fit check and integration of the X-57 Mod III wing, power, and instrumentation systems. Concurrently, the original flight … Continue reading ESAero announces NASA X-57 project milestone

Advanced Aircraft Hybrid Successful US Navy Trials

On November 28th and 29th, Advanced Aircraft Company conducted a flight demonstration of its Hybrid Advanced Multi-Rotor (HAMR) on the US Navy’s M80 Stiletto, based in Little Creek, VA. The HAMR unmanned aerial system (UAS) is a vertical takeoff and landing multi-rotor that has a greatly increased range and endurance relative to today’s battery powered … Continue reading Advanced Aircraft Hybrid Successful US Navy Trials

NTU Singapore Uses 4.5G Network for Drone Traffic Management!

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have embarked on a research project which uses existing high-speed mobile phone networks to track and control drones. In collaboration with a leading telecommunications company, M1 Ltd, researchers from NTU Singapore will be mapping the signal strength of M1’s 4.5G Heterogeneous Network (HetNet). Knowing the exact cellular … Continue reading NTU Singapore Uses 4.5G Network for Drone Traffic Management!

Airbus Инвестирует В Производителя Приемопередатчиков Для Дронов!

Принимая участие в проекте uAvionix, Airbus продолжает инвестировать в беспилотную авиацию. Как известно данный стартап базируется в Монтане и разрабатывает миниатюрные автоматические передатчики зависимого типа (ADS-B) для обнаружения и предотвращения ошибок в работе дронов. Airbus вложил 5млн.долл.США в компанию и привлекла инвестиции других компаний таким образом, что общая сумма составила 10млн.долл.США. Дополнительное финансирование позволит расширить … Continue reading Airbus Инвестирует В Производителя Приемопередатчиков Для Дронов!

Airbus Invests In Maker Of ADS-B For UAVs

Airbus’ venture capital investments in the unmanned aircraft industry are continuing with the company taking a stake in uAvionix, a Montana-based startup developing miniaturized automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) transceivers for detect-and-avoid in UAVs. Airbus Ventures has led a $5 million Series round of investment in the company, along with existing investors, and takes the funding … Continue reading Airbus Invests In Maker Of ADS-B For UAVs