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Air Taxi’s are coming sooner than one would think

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 [...]

By | 2019-01-10T19:00:33+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Drone News|0 Comments

Why would Apple be interested in the special U.S. drone program; the UAS Integration Pilot Program?

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 [...]

By | 2018-05-14T14:39:17+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Drone News|0 Comments

Saved by a drone in Iceland

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.

By | 2018-12-12T09:41:04+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Drone News, Search & Rescue|0 Comments

Transport Canada Recreational Drone Laws

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 [...]

By | 2019-01-11T09:40:06+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Drone News|0 Comments

How drones are being used to deliver blood

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 [...]

By | 2019-01-11T09:38:58+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Drone News|0 Comments