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Hybrid Drones Open New Opportunities For Farmers

Drone spraying has been widely used in Southeast Asian countries such as China and Japan with great results. Now the trend is spreading to the US and Europe as well. Currently, we are seeing a significant increase in the number of drones used in these countries because of their higher effici...

Boeing Australia’s Loyal Wingman Achieves Two Development Milestones

Boeing Australia has achieved two more development milestones with the first prototype of Loyal Wingman, an unmanned aircraft being developed for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The drone turned on its aircraft power and stood on its wheels for the first time, further advancing the ...

How The U.S. Department Of The Interior’s New Drone Policy Hurts America

In its broad mission to effectively manage over 500 million acres of land across the United States and its territories, the Department of the Interior has in recent years turned to drone technology to help get the job done. The DOI’s fleet of 810 civilian drones – only about 20 percent of ...

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 ...

FPT Supports Forvola Breaking Guinness World Record of Heaviest Load Carried by Drone

Forvola’s megadrone lifted a box full of FPT Industrial spare parts weighing 101 kg to a height of almost 1.5 m for more than 1 minute and 3 seconds, breaking the previously held record.   FPT Industrial and Forvola broke the Guinness World Records for the heaviest payload lifted by a ...

EHang Egret Performs Drone Light Show at Guangzhou International Light Festival

The 8th Guangzhou International Light Festival will be held in Guangzhou, China from November 26th, 2018 until April 25th, 2019. After seeing success for seven consecutive years, this annual event has grown into one of "the world's top three light festivals" on par with the Lyon Festival ...

Dancing Drones Swarm Around A Pillar Of LED Screens At The Dubai Mall’s 10 Year Celebrations

Verity Studios, the global leader in indoor drone technology, has brought a display of dancing drones to The Dubai Mall’s 10 Year Celebrations. Titled Talisman, the show is running daily until 28th November, with 44 autonomous Lucie® micro drones flying together to form clusters of light, ...

t’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…No, It’s a Life-Sized, Fire-Breathing, Talking Spyro Drone

LOOK UP! Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) has created the first ever, fire-breathing and talking Spyro drone. A first of its kind, the Spyro drone is soaring across the United States to commemorate the upcoming video game launch ...

`Drone Net’ Promises Cost-Effective Security for Airports, Campuses and Other Operations

Someday soon, a “Drone Net” now under development at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University could provide a cost-effective way to protect small airports, university and corporate campuses, farms or other operations from irresponsible drone operators. The game-changing technology, based on a ...

Study Confirms Small Unmanned “Drones” Pose Increasing Risks to Aircraft

In a newly published study, researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University detail results of a small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) detection study, performed near Daytona Beach International Airport in Florida.  Looking at flights of drones during the 13-day sampling period from just one ...