Snowstorm Singapore

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BEHOLD! THE SNOWSTORM – Singapore’s FIRST indoor personal flying machine! Designed and built by a team of NUS students, Snowstorm is an electric-powered aircraft capable of vertical take-off and landing that can be controlled by a pilot. This super cool project is part of FrogWorks, a collaboration between the NUS Faculty of Engineering’s Design-Centric Programme…

Kewadin-based drone service thriving

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By DAN NIELSEN KEWADIN — Nuclear weapons, television weather forecasting and the Michigan House of Representatives all are part of Greg MacMaster’s past. These days he spends his time shooting video with a tiny drone. “We had remote control helicopters when I was a kid,” he said. “Add a camera and, voila, you have yourself…

Watching his legacy take flight

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by Phil Favorite Ben Berry will tell you it’s a lucky man whose interests, training, experience and vision all converge to create the opportunity of a lifetime. For Berry, that time is now. After a long career in information technology and communications systems, Berry is on the verge of impacting the world in a way…

Multi UAV flights for simultaneous meterological measurements

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ENAC UAV Lab team and Meteo-France (CNRS-GAME and ENM) teams have spent several days at the Atmospheric Research Center of Lannemezan (in the south of France) in order to perform experiments for simultaneous meteorological measurements through multi-UAV flight. This was part of a research project called VOLTIGE aimed at studying the formation of cloud and fog…

China issues draft rules to regulate fledgling drone industry

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BEIJING (REUTERS) – China’s aviation regulator published on Friday (Dec 4) draft operating guidelines for the fledgling drone industry after several security breaches involving the unmanned aircraft. The guidelines by the Civil Aviation Administration of China cover unmanned aerial vehicles weighing no more than 116kgs and include maintaining up-to-date records on remote pilots and providing…

UAS Europe working with DroneWorks.ae to grow new ME markets

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Spy Owl is now finding customers in the Middle East, who are looking to strengthen borders patrol capability. The small hand launched system offers flexibility and persistence controlled from front line units. DroneWorks is pleased to be supporting UAS Europe in developing new customers for this proven surveillance tool. Markets in the region show strong…

UAV-Air and Rigg-Access Announce Joint Venture To Provide Bespoke Drone Training Solutions to IRM Industry

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UAV-Air, a leading provider of drone training solutions, has announced an exciting new joint venture with Rigg-Access, in which training solutions will be provided to the survey industry. UAV-Air is a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Nationally Qualified Entity (NQE), while Rigg-Access is the world’s number one website for Industrial Rope Access within the Inspection, Repair…

Lockheed Martin Conducts Collaborative Unmanned Systems Demonstration

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  Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated its ability to integrate unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations into the National Airspace System (NAS) using its prototype UAS Traffic Management (UTM) capabilities. During the demonstration on Nov. 18, the Stalker XE UAS provided data and a precise geolocation to the unmanned K-MAX cargo helicopter, which conducted water drops…

Yudala achieves first drone delivery in Nigeria

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By Prince Osuagwu For composite online and offline retail chain, Yudala, there is no better way to launch into the season of wonders than with a wonder of their own. The company achieved another first with the drone delivery of the first order placed for its Black Friday sales which ran from Thursday November 26th …