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DJI Kicks Off Recruitment For Its Global Robotics Competition

RoboMaster, the annual robotics competition created by DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and creative imaging technology, has lifted its curtain for the fifth year and is now calling on engineers to join the 2019 RoboMaster Competition. RoboMaster is an international robotics competition...

Honeywell UAV team inspect 150 miles of power lines

Providing power to more than 70,000 customers in Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma, Ozarks Electric Cooperative understands the need for consistent, reliable service. To improve the efficiency and safety of its routine and crisis-response power line inspections, the nonprofit power company chose the Honeywell UAV...

ACUO and the ATSB join forces to make Australian skies safer

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau and the Australian Certified UAV Operators Inc (ACUO), the peak industry body for unmanned aviation, have joined forces in pursuit of their common goal to improve transport safety as the unmanned sector of aviation continues to grow. Through the signing...

Microdrones on Tour During Trade Show Season 2018: Release of the mdLiDAR3000, as well...

When you're in the business of drones for professional applications, such as surveying, mapping, photogrammetry, LiDAR and inspection, fall is an important time of year.  The Microdrones team has been very busy, on tour showing off three new systems launched in October: mdLiDAR3000, mdMapper1000PPK and...

Flock’s Data Insights Part One: Pilots really do fly safer with Flock

We’ve sold thousands of micro-duration insurance policies to drone pilots across the UK. In this article we look back at the data we’ve collected and share some of our key learnings. The data-driven approach to insurance At Flock, we’re reinventing insurance from the ground up. Instead...

The world’s most advanced autonomous device, Skydio R1, can now be controlled from Apple...

Skydio, the maker of the self-flying Skydio R1, is continuing to push the boundaries of what autonomy can do, providing consumers with the easiest and most fun drone experience available today. Now Skydio is building on that autonomy capability to deliver an entirely new way...

Announcing DroneSense–FLIR Edition Drone Flight Control and Management Software Platform

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the DroneSense–FLIR Edition, a drone flight management software platform designed for public safety applications. FLIR announced a strategic investment in DroneSense, an Austin, Texas-based unmanned aircraft system (UAS) software platform maker, in April 2018 and this is...

ARMD Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge Request for Information (RFI)

The NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) remains committed to enabling new, transformational commercial aviation markets and services with the potential to provide significant societal benefits. In recent years, NASA has strategically invested in technical challenges focused on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), UAS Traffic...

MicroLink Devices Powers Successful Stratospheric Flight of Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr S HAPS...

MicroLink Devices extends its congratulations to the Zephyr team of Airbus Defence and Space for the successful launch and landing of the maiden flight of the next-generation Zephyr UAV that flew more than 25 days continuously without refueling, setting a new long-endurance flight record. The Zephyr platform...

Kittyhawk: Where Flight Happens (Even In Controlled Airspace)

Now Offering LAANC as an FAA-Approved UAS Service Supplier For months and months, our customers have been hounding us about LAANC, including customers that recently became investors. While listening to ideas and feature requests, we were heads down building and coding (aside from the occasional trip to...

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