Flytec T11S DIY building brick drone

Building brick drones like the Flytec T11S doubles the fun. In my opinion there is no kid who would never have played with a Lego – they were my son’s favorite toys too. The Flytec T11S DIY drone comes in parts and needs to be assembled by yourself. All the electronic components comes with connectors, so no soldering […]

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Trump Pets Predator at Border Patrol Station in Arizona

President Trump was spotted petting a large U.S. Customs and Border Protection drone during his tour of the Yuma Border Patrol Station in southern Arizona on Tuesday. Various Homeland Security Department officials escorted Trump around the station’s hangar facility and explained how Predator’s unmanned aerial systems and other tools are used to thwart illegal immigration. […]

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GA-ASI’S Flight Test and Training Center Opens New Hangar

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) held a grand opening event on August 21st. for its new hangar at the Grand Sky Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Business Park near Grand Forks, North Dakota. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of GA-ASI’s new Flight Test and Training Center (FTTC) hangar. The hangar […]

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Israel Air Force Declares Full Operational Capability of Upgraded Hermes 900 “Kochav”

The Israel Air Force has declared full operational capability of its upgraded Elbit Systems Hermes 900 “Kochav” unmanned aerial vehicle on Wednesday, after a lengthy series of tests performed by the IAF’s flight-test squadron. According to a statement released by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the main objective of the upgrade was to double the power and […]

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Norfolk Southern Completes 64 Bridge Inspections

Norfolk Southern has one of the most comprehensive drone-based railroad bridge inspection programs in the nation, recently surpassing more than 100,000 linear feet. To conduct this safety-critical task, NS in early 2016 contracted with Virginia Beach, Va.-based HAZON Solutions, a leading U.S. developer of small, unmanned systems operations, capability development, training, safety and testing programs […]

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MQ-1 Predator Crash in Southeast Turkey

U.S. emergency responders and local police are on scene where a U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed in a field approximately 200 miles east of Adana, Turkey. The aircraft departed Incirlik Air Base, and subsequently crashed at approximately 11:50 a.m., local time, Aug. 21, 2017. “U.S. Air Force and Turkish personnel are […]

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Texas PD Goes to Drone School

They say “Everything’s Bigger in Texas” and for many Lonestar State’s public-safety agencies that includes “going drone or going home.” In the small town of Midlothian, the Southern Regional Response Group recently deployed three members into drone training and certification using DJI Inspire 1, Mavic or Phantom 4 Pro quadcopters. Gene Robinson of Drone Pilots […]

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Amit Ganjoo and ANRA Technologies: The 3 Pillars of Commercial Drones and Future Trends [Interview]

When it comes to new players in the drone industry, some are clearly entrepreneurs looking for the next big thing, whatever that may be.  Others, like founder Amit Ganjoo of ANRA Technologies, have a resume that reads like the job requirements for a drone company’s entire technical team, all in one guy. ANRA Technologies offers a […]

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European VTOL Drone Firm Wingtra Looks to Enter US Market

Wingtra is the latest European drone firm seeking a foothold in the US market. Based in Zurich, Wingtra manufactures a VTOL drone, the WIntraOne. They market it as a UAV that combines “​the ​​benefits ​​of ​​agile ​​multirotors ​​[with] the ​​high ​​endurance of ​​fixed​-wing ​aircrafts.” After​ being released earlier this year, the WingtraOne is now spreading […]

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Nevada UAS Test Site Tries out Artificial Intelligence with Microsoft Researchers

The Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) recently teamed up with Microsoft’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research team to test artificial intelligence (AI) on a sailplane measuring 16.5 feet and weighing 12.5 pounds. The sailplane that Microsoft is testing in Nevada relies on a battery to […]

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Flytrex Kicks off Commercial Drone Delivery in Iceland

Flytrex, an Israel-based developer of delivery drones, is bringing its technology to Iceland, where online retailer AHA has signed an agreement to deploy the drone delivery system. According to an announcement from the company, AHA is using the system in Reykjavik in tandem with its “existing vehicle-based delivery network” for bringing goods between two city […]

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Drone ETF IFLY Now Exceeds $25 Million in Net Assets

The Drone Economy Strategy ETF, IFLY crossed over the $25 million mark in net assets in August, led by recent growth in daily volume. “The first ETF focused on the emerging commercial drone market, The ETFMG Drone Economy Strategy ETF, provides an instrument for investing in this omnipresent technology segment. News coverage of this new […]

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What to Keep in Mind When Creating a Local Drone Ordinance

The Association of California Cities – Orange County (ACC-OC), a nonprofit group dedicated to representing the interests of 34 cities in Orange County, has created what it calls an “ultimate checklist” for local governments to check out before they come up with their own drone ordinances. Importantly, ACC-OC made sure to keep in mind the […]

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Study Proves Efficacy of Kespry Drone Platform for Roof Inspections

Kespry, a developer of drone hardware, software and cloud services, has received a seal of approval from Haag, a Dallas-based forensic engineering, research and testing firm. Haag conducted an independent study analyzing the precision and efficacy of Kespry’s industrial drone platform. In the end, the firm concluded that Kespry’s roof measurement tool compared favorably with […]

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Atlas Dynamics to Launch Autonomous Professional Drone System with 55-Minute Flight Time at InterDrone 2017

RIGA, Latvia – August 23, 2017 –Atlas Dynamics (www.atlasdynamics.eu), a leading provider of drone-based solutions for the professional user, announced today that it will showcase live demonstrations of its market-ready autonomous professional drone, the Atlas Pro, at InterDrone 2017. On the heels of the company’s recent funding round announcement, Atlas will partner with US-based, PentagonRead more…

DJI Targets Students With Back-To-School Promotions

DJI has announced the details of a Back-To-School promotion, appealing to students with deals on selected drones and some of the company’s handheld products. The promotion started yesterday. Students can buy once registering through the Education section of the DJI store. The exclusive back-to-school deals include a 12% discount on the DJI Spark and a […]

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DJI Targets Students With Back-To-School Promotions

DJI has announced the details of a Back-To-School promotion, appealing to students with deals on selected drones and some of the company’s handheld products. The promotion started yesterday. Students can buy once registering through the Education section of the DJI store. The exclusive back-to-school deals include a 12% discount on the DJI Spark and a […]

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Volocopter promet un taxi-volant électrique et autonome

Suite à une levée de fonds, Volocopter s’est lancée dans la fabrication d’un taxi-volant électrique et autonome. Fini les embouteillages ? A en croire la dernière levée de fonds de Volocopter, c’est bien possible. La startup allemande vient en effet de lever 25 millions d’euros grâce à de nouveaux investisseurs parmi lesquels figure Daimler, le […]

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In America come in Italia, la guerra dei poveri tra aeromodellisti e piloti di SAPR fa perdere tempo e soldi

La rivista Forbes intervista Jonathan Rupprecht, l’avvocato esperto in diritto aeronautico che ha assistito John Taylor, l’aeromodellista che ha sconfitto la FAA, l’ENAC americana, ottenendo la pronuncia di un tribunale che ha dichiarato illegittima la pretesa dell’Authority aeronautica statunitense di obbligareRead more…

GOFLY-RC Falcon CP90: Durable FPV drone for beginners

Advertised for about 150 bucks, the GOFLY-RC Falcon CP90 is certainly not the cheapest mini brushless drone – especially that it comes in PNP package. But lets see what you got for your money. When it comes to racing quadcopters, crashes are inevitable. In order to reduce the possible damages the frame is made from carbon […]

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