The future looks bright for the UAV, Drone, Unmanned Aviation Space. Bell Helicopter during CES 2019 revealed the configuration and full-scale design of an air taxi called Bell Nexus. The VTOL vehicle is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system and features Bell’s powered lift concept, incorporating six tilting ducted fans. “The industry has anticipated the [...]
Earlier today we reported that Apple is one of the 200 companies that are vying to participate in the UAS Integration Pilot Program. Some of the other big-name companies that compete for a spot in the program are well-known ones such as Intel, Amazon, Airbus, and Qualcomm. For most of these, it is pretty obvious why [...]
In search and rescue operations, every minute counts. When two Polish tourists found themselves stranded on the side of a mountain in Northern Iceland, and the 112 emergency service was unable to locate them by GPS, the Dalvik Search & Rescue Team knew they could count on their drone to save the helpless hikers.
To fly a recreational drone (or model aircraft), you must follow the safety rules in the Interim Order Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft. Review these rules before flying a drone for fun, if the drone weighs over 250 g and under 35 kg. If your drone is 250 g or less, read our tips [...]
Keller Rinaudo wants everyone on earth to have access to basic health care, no matter how hard it is to reach them. With his start-up Zipline, he has created the world's first drone delivery system to operate at national scale, transporting blood and plasma to remote clinics in East Africa with a fleet of electric [...]