Category: Europe

Enter the 2017 FAI Young Artist Contest and Show Us Your Vision of Flying!

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Does flying make you dream? Yes? Then pick up your pens, pencils or brushes and enter the 2017 FAI Young Artists Contest to reach for the clouds. The aim is to create a picture that illustrates this years’ theme “Beyond the Clouds”, and to show us your vision through your eyes! Youngsters from three age…

uBlox cellular NB-IoT module , global connectivity 10 years’ battery life for low data rate IoT applications

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u-blox today announced forthcoming availability of its SARA-N2 Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) module , the world’s first cellular radio module compliant to the 3GPP Release 13, Narrowband IoT (LTE Cat. NB1) standard. Designed for use in applications such as smart buildings and cities, utilities metering, white goods, asset tracking, and agricultural and environme ntal monitoring, the…

microdrones™ celebrates Part 107 with high-value offer

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As the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announces their highly anticipated Part 107, which outlines formal rules allowing the use of commercial drones, many businesses across the United States are rejoicing – and microdrones is no exception. The German unmanned aerial systems (UAS) manufacturer recently expanded its operations into North America and has been working diligently…

Roadmap for drone operations in the European Union (EU)

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Drone technology brings radical changes. The drone technology creates opportunities for new services and applications. They represent a tremendous opportunity both for our aeronautical manufacturing industry, especially for small and medium sized enterprises, and for the many aviation and nonaviation businesses that will be able to integrate drones into their activities, and increase their efficiency…

HYBRiX.20 Two hours 5kg payload.

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HYBRiX.20 is the first hybrid (petrol-electric) multirotor UAV in the market. Its advanced technology with range-extender allows it to fly for 2hr. with 5 kg. payload and up to 4 hours reducing that weight. Its unique features make HYBRiX.20 a very versatile platform for all kind of aerial applications. It can incorporate a wide range…

DAR Calls for Industry Unity at EASA Workshop

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Delft Aerial Robotics (DAR) cofounder Lucas van Oostrum represented the Drone Alliance Europe (DAE) in a presentation before the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) at its workshop for drone regulations. EASA, the EU’s aviation authority, convened the workshop to gather industry feedback on its new regulatory roadmap, which lists concrete actions the EU will take…

Pioneering device closes net on drones

Drone Defence Can offer bespoke anti-drone security advice and technology.  Protect your facilities from unwanted drones (UAVs).

An innovative piece of new security hardware has launched amid the growing fight against drones. The Net Gun X1 is compact, lightweight and simple to operate allowing unwanted drones to be taken down at a range of 20 metres by the push of a button. Equipped with two different nets spanning up to 9 square…

ECA Group and Delair-Tech announce their technological and commercial partnership

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The novel partnership of a French agency and an SME make it possible to combine agility and innovative capacity with a commercial network and expertise in the world-renowned defense sector. A joint offer of a tactical mini-drone for the defense sector Within the framework of their partnership, Delair-Tech and ECA are launching a joint offer…

New Version of UgCS Has Just Been Released

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It’s been long in the making, but it’s finally here. UgCS has released a new version of its ground station software for drones – UgCS 2.9 which features a ton of improvements and new features. A feature often requested by the users – possibility of planning area scan missions by manually entering the altitude –…

FlyBoard Air Cavalaire – Just too cool

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I can’t get enough of this manned jet quad. Folks have actually emailed and complained about me posting its latest exploits. Have a touch of imagination, get rid of the bloke joy riding and you have rapid delivery of at least 50kg of cargo. If all this footage is a single flight it can fly…