month : 01/2019 16 results

10 hour+ multirotor UAV flight using Intelligent Energy Fuel Cell Power Module

South Korean liquid hydrogen specialist MetaVista has demonstrated a record breaking 10 hour and 50 minute multi-copter test flight using an Intelligent Energy Fuel Cell Power Module. The flight was conducted using the Loughborough-based fuel cell engineering Company’s lightweight ...

Yuneec Expands H520 Line With Precise RTK Satellite Navigation

Yuneec International, a global leader in electric aviation, today announced that its commercial hexacopter, the H520, will now optionally be available with an RTK (Real Time Kinematic) system from the Swiss company Fixposition. Even under difficult GPS conditions, such as in cities or canyons, ...

DJI Makes Basic Repair and Replacement Coverage Standard for North American Enterprise Customers

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is upgrading the service and support it offers for North American customers who purchase a new Mavic 2 Enterprise Zoom, Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual or Phantom 4 RTK aircraft.DJI’s standard support package now adds basic ...

Vantage Robotics Snap Gets FAA Waiver For Operations Over Rutherford County, Tennesee

Vantage is excited to announce that the FAA has granted another waiver for using Snap in commercial operations over people. The Part 107.39 waiver granted to Rutherford County, Tennesee is a landmark first for a county government in the United States. Ordinarily, the FAA prohibits ...

DJI Announces Pricing And Availability of Multilink For Inspire 2 Controllers

DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today revealed the pricing and availability of the Multilink, DJI’s new wireless connector that supports a master controller and up to 3 additional slave controllers. The new Multilink allows slave networks to form a star network with ...

Dronecloud Announces Beta Launch Of Its Drone Management Platform

Dronecloud is the first drone management platform to harmonize customer engagement with industry-leading drone compliance. A full end-to-end solution to manage the complex workflows involved in running internal and external drone teams, from client job commissioning and compliance through to ...

Kittyhawk, Wing and AirMap Collaborate to Demonstrate Remote Identification

On December 17th, 2018 (the 115th anniversary of flight), Kittyhawk, Wing and AirMap all traveled to San Bruno, California, and demonstrated an implementation of an open source, network based, remote identification solution called InterUSS.I wanted to talk a little bit about why Kittyhawk felt ...

DJI Welcomes Proposed Rules For Drone Flights At Night And Over People

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, welcomes the U.S. Department of Transportation’s proposals announced today to help expand the use of drones in America, and looks forward to a substantive discussion that balances the requirements of the proposed rules ...

Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation Starts Issuing Drone Permits

“The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation, the Kingdom’s regulator of all aspects of civil aviation has announced launching its electronic service to obtain permits required for operating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones in the Saudi Arabia, as part of its comprehensive digital ...

Indemnis Parachute For DJI Drones Meets Stringent New Safety Standard

The Indemnis Nexus parachute system for the DJI Inspire 2 drone has been validated as compliant with the new international standard for drone parachutes, following a strenuous testing procedure at the New York UAS Test Site in Rome, N.Y. managed by NUAIR.This breakthrough in reliable parachute ...