Hexo+ Brings the World’s First Autonomous Drone to US and Global Markets


Squadrone System is proud to ship the first autonomous drone to the US market and abroad—HEXO+. Blending simplicity with the ability to create unrivalled aerial imagery, HEXO+ flies itself. This flight system can take off, follow and frame its user while filming with predetermined camera movements, and safely land. These processes are entirely automated and simply initiated with…

Norway :- Growing drone use could interfere with radio spectrum


Norwegian electronic communications regulator Nkom said it has participated in the R&TTE Administration and Cooperation Group (ADCO R&TTE) campaign regarding remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), commonly known as drones. In a report adopted on 21 October, the group said sixteen European countries participated in the campaign and sampled 79 products over the whole price range…

His $6K drone got in the way of a LAPD helicopter; pleads no contest to obstructing police officer


BY HILLARY JACKSON MyNewsLA.com A 57-year-old man whose $6,000 drone was confiscated after being flown into the path of a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter involved in a suspect search in Hollywood pleaded no contest Wednesday to obstructing a police officer. Martin Sheldon was immediately sentenced to 30 days of community labor, three years probation and forfeiture…

Jeff Dunham & Bubba J have a message for you about Drone Safety


A thumping 127 views in a month, its all about education. http://knowbeforeyoufly.org/

BBC:- Zano mini-drone project shut down by Torquing


By Chris Baraniuk The beleaguered Zano mini-drone project, which was Europe’s most successful Kickstarter idea, has been shut down by the company behind it. Torquing Group released a statement to backers of the project, saying it had decided to pursue a “creditors’ voluntary liquidation”. The project was known to be in trouble, despite having raised…

Gray Eagle Conducts Manned-Unmanned Teaming in South Korea


General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that a U.S. Army Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) recently conducted manned-unmanned teaming exercises in South Korean. Exercise support was conducted in August 2015 from Kunsan Air Base, South…

Hybrix Gas + Electric quadcopter, 2.5hr endurance.


Born of a vision that combines experience and high technology to develop an innovative system that aims to revolutionize the multicopter sector. With this ultimate product, flight duration is increased 6 times compared to alternative products. Quaternium mission is to design the most advanced multirotor UAVs in the market. We combine experience and high tech to develop a disruptive product that aims to…

Aero Surveillance Introduces A New Multi Purpose Payload Launcher

MPL30 fires

Aero Surveillance announces a new Multi purpose Payload Launcher (MPL 30) on its line of VTOL Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles. The MPL 30 system can be adapted on ASV 100, 150 to fire multiple types of payloads such as tear gas grenades, hygroscopic torches, explosives and many others. Key applications include law enforcement, crowd and riot…

The end of the beginning


This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Winston Churchill Not often I get to put a Winston quote in but I feel the end of an era is coming. In many ways its a good thing and about time…