Category: Asia

Last Call for Operator Photos in sUAS Guide

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This is the last call for operator photos to go into sUAS Guide Issue 2. It’s almost July and time for sUAS Guide Issue 2! We are calling for photo submissions from UAS operators. The best (quality & wow factor) landscape orientation submission will have their photo displayed on a two page spread in sUAS…

JOUAV/CW-10 Electric Hybrid VTOL Fixed-wing UAV

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Separate Lift Thrust (SLT) is becoming a thing another entrant from Chinese company JOUAV. Take note of the Outback Challenge this year there are several aircraft of this type entering. JOUAV is committed to R&D ,production and sale of high-reliable and high-performance UAV autopilot system and avionics. CW-10 Electric hybrid VTOL fixed-wing UAV features hybrid…

Commercial Drones in Action photos for sUAS Guide

sUAS Guide Issue 2 Draft Cover

It’s almost July and time for sUAS Guide Issue 2! We are calling for photo submissions from UAS operators. The best (quality & wow factor) landscape orientation submission will have their photo displayed on a two page spread in sUAS Guide Issue 2 and the best portrait orientation photo will be shown on a full…

O’Qualia Unveils The First Fully 3D Printed Commercial Fixed-Wing Drone

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Smaller, lighter and completely modular, Captor UAS brings disruptive unmanned aircraft system advancements to the everyday consumer. O’QUALIA, an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and manufacturing pioneering company has launched the highly anticipated Captor UAS. The first commercially available fully 3D printed drone, the Captor UAS is designed to be completely modular to adapt and…

Safer skies and insured drone flights for all with ALAS

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Singapore-based ALAS Pte Ltd aims to be the first company in the world to offer a free drone navigation system integrated with insurance for all users. ALAS, which stands for Airspace Localisation and Avoidance System, already has the technology to make multiple autonomous drone flights safe and is already in talks with insurance partners to work out a…

SkyTraq Launches Low-Cost Feature-Rich RTK Receiver

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SkyTraq Technology Inc., a fabless GNSS positioning technology company, introduces S2525F8-RTK, a low-cost, low-power, single frequency RTK receiver for applications requiring centimeter-level accuracy positioning. S2525F8-RTK is a multi-constellation GNSS RTK receiver that can use 12 GPS, 8 SBAS, 6 BDS, and 1 QZSS signal. In situations where RTK fix is not possible, a Float RTK mode can be…

FlytPOD Autopilot

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FlytPOD is an advanced flight computer. It has the complete flight stack for reliable navigation and can be attached to any type of drone. This includes inertial navigation sensors, barometer, GPS, communication system and several payload interfaces. It also contains a powerful processor for developing custom high level applications for agriculture, industrial inspection, surveys, search & rescue…

Songbird VTOL

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This paper describes a family of innovative fixed wing UAS with can vertical take off and land – the SONGBIRD family. With nominal payloads starting from 0.5 kg they can take off and land safely like a multi-rotor UAV, removing the need for an airstrip for the critical phases of operation. A specially designed flight…

Xiaomi “Flying Bomb” the new nickname for cellphone companies drone

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Its not a glittering start for Xiaomi, at a press launch one of the two new quadcopters experienced some sort of failure. Falling back to earth in a crashing rather than calculated manner. Social media in China lit up with less than flattering comments. “quality fails”, “a lack of safety” and, “cheap goods no good” “If…

Be careful who you lift content from, Xiaomi Mi drone promotional found footage.

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Nicking footage is not really on for many reasons. Using it to promote a new drone, as if it was taken from that drone. Well that’s just not cricket. (Deliberately confusing term for my American friends) YouTube user Sami Luo who claimed to have the official launch video included a still image from of all…