OSU Students Design Storm-Penetrating Drones

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Engineering students at Oklahoma State University have designed storm-penetrating unmanned aircraft. School officials say the drones are designed to fly into thunderstorms, including the super cells that spawn tornadoes and obtain meteorological data vital for weather forecasting. “Oklahoma, along with many…

Ar.Drone 2.0 joins the Royal Air Force

Parrot is supporting the RAF Rally Championship for 2013 with a Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Quadcopter. As serving members of the Royal Air Force the team know a thing or two about aviation, aircraft and drones and they think the Parrot…

QuadH2o

The QuadH2o is a new design in Quadcopter, offering professionals the ability to safely capture aerial and video photography whilst flying over water with peace of mind knowing that the system is safe in the event of a flyaway or…

X47 B Touch and Go

An X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator conducts a touch and go landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), marking the first time any unmanned aircraft has completed a touch and…

Unmanned aerial vehicles spur demand for advanced foams

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are increasingly in the spotlight in trouble spots throughout the world, but they are also finding increased use in civilian applications. In parallel, suppliers of advanced thermoplastics such as Sabic are addressing demands for aerospace grade materials that…

Germany Scuttles UAV Program, According To Reports

Agence France Press is reporting that Germany has cancelled a planned ‘Euro Hawk’ UAV programme because it believes European authorities will not certify them to fly in civilian airspace. More from AFP: Germany had “no hope” of seeing the unmanned…