Category: Multirotor

Israeli, South Korean firms forming JV for UAV production

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Hankuk Carbon, a Korean composite manufacturer, and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have signed a MOA (Memorandum of Agreement) to establish a Joint Venture to develop, manufacture, and sale Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV). Both companies will co-develop and co-manufacture the next generation VTOL UAV. The Joint Venture will begin by developing…

Drone hits Empire State building.

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Time to install a primate anti drone system According to the NYPD, a small drone crashed into the 40th floor and then dropped onto a landing on the 35th floor. Police charged suspect Sean Riddle with reckless endangerment. They said he was trying to take pictures and lost control of the aircraft. Sean mentions the incident on…

Nokia showcases LTE technology for the use of drones in smart cities

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Dubai, UAE – Nokia is showcasing its innovative Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Traffic Management (UTM) concept for the safe operation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) via LTE at the UAE Drones for Good Award event in Dubai from February 4-6. The real-time demonstration follows an invitation from the Organizing Committee of the UAE Drones for Good…

Montreal swarm drones technology presented at Dubai international award

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Humanitas Solutions, a Montreal based technology company,produces a software solution which enhances humanitarian resource management in time of crisis. The drone management part of this software, HUMANIT3D SwarmNet, will be presented, from february 4th to february 6th, at the UAE Drones for Good Award event hosted in Dubai Internet City located in the United Arab Emirates. The integration…

New GoPro teaser video Bobby Brown and the Karma Drone

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I’m going to have to admit being able to release a moving drone and it pulls away and gets the shot. That’s impressive. Also the image stabilization is astounding if that’s it out the box. We have still not seen the platform itself and this video is 2D not 3 as many people have been…

Aerialtronics adds sense and avoid technology to Zenith UAS

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Aerialtronics has developed a sense and avoid solution for the Altura Zenith unmanned aircraft which will fundamentally change how companies inspect telecommunication towers, energy pylons, bridges and buildings. This advanced sense and avoid solution is designed to help the Zenith UAS stay clear of objects during inspections as it relays images, video and data to…

Man flying drone accused of interfering with takeoff from Vidant

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A Greenville man has been arrested after police say he flew a drone near a medical helicopter. Justin Chillo is charged with interference with manned aircraft by unmanned aircraft system, which is a felony. The man was arrested Monday by Vidant Medical Center police, the same day it happened, according to the arrest warrant. It…

UgCS as an Alternative to DJI PC Ground Station

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As at the beginning of this year DJI will discontinue their PC mission planning software Ground Station due to Google discontinuing their Google Earth API. Along with that, there has been a recall of DJI 900 MHz radio links. UgCS does not rely on Google Earth API, we have our own map engine and you…

Parrot, accessory design competition

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MyMiniFactory has today launched one of its most exciting 3D Design Competitions yet: in collaboration with French company Parrot, the 3D modeling site is inviting 3D designers from around the world to submit their original add-ons and accessories to pimp-out the range of Parrot drones. Winners will receive up to $2,000 worth of prizes, as well…