UAV Panchi Warms Up for Maiden Flight

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By Anantha Krishnan M BANGALORE: Defence scientists are all set to unveil the wheeled-version of India’s homegrown unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Nishant. The UAV named Panchi, means bird, and it will be capable of taking off and landing from semi-prepared runways,…

In Switzerland, police find a use for drones

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Matt McFarland Earlier this month, the Zurich police department began using a drone to take aerial photos of accidents. The drone is most useful for accidents that occur over a large span — such as those involving a crane or train…

Surf Lifesaving UAV wins innovation award

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by Simon Chester Two students from University of Wollongong have won an innovation award for using a quadcopter UAV to quickly deliver a floatation device to a distressed swimmer. The UAV, designed by Nicolas Roach and Leo Stevens, uses magnets to carry a…

Unmanned hurricane plane based on Delmarva

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Molly Murray, The News Journal A mass of clouds – a weather system likely to become a tropical storm or hurricane – swirled just off the Cape Verde Islands near Africa. Thursday afternoon, it was called Invest 91 L but eventually, if…

Orbital delivers First Engine to Insitu subsidiary of Boeing

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Orbital Corporation Limited (Orbital) has delivered the first purpose-built ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) propulsion system to Insitu Inc, a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for in-house testing and development. Designed specifically for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) class UAVs,…

Prioria Robotics Announces Strong Business Growth; Increases Hiring

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GAINESVILLE, Fla; September 16, 2014…Prioria Robotics, developers of dynamic Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems, today announced that new customer engagements will result in projected year-over-year revenue growth of more than 200 percent for 2014. The company also announced immediate availability of seven Gainesville, Florida-based engineering positions. Prioria provides small UAVs for a range of government…