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Now that’s an AIRplane! Homemade inflatable drone reaches speeds of 120mph

By Jonathan O'Callaghan for MailOnline Zhang Bingyan, 69, started working on his designs as an engineer with the Henan Normal University in Xinxiang, China in...

XFLY Announces Reuben Lowing Selected as New Business Development Director

XFLY provides Unmanned Aerial Systems, Post Mission Processing, and UAV Training and Certification to Media professionals, UAV contractors, Academic R&D departments, and Industrial UAV...

What to do with those millions of triangles defining the geometry of an Urban...

An all too often underestimated step in the workflow of a UAV mapping operation is the extraction of features of interest in vector format....

The Unmanned Aerial System Center of Excellence welcomes two new members

The Unmanned Aerial System Centre of Excellence (UAS CE) (Quebec) management team is very pleased to welcome two new members amongst the organisation. Welcome...

Drones open up UK skies, but the small versions are a long way from...

JAMES VINCENT The first thing you notice when flying a drone is just how eager the damn things seem. The thrust provided by their palm-sized...

BMFA Multi-Rotor Achievement Scheme Launched

Underlining yet again just how far ahead of the USA folks in Europe are the British Model Flying Association has just launched an examination...

Drone tests over farm near Batavia will start soon

David Riley, Drones may soon be buzzing near Batavia. An announcement last week that researchers will soon fly a lightweight, self-guided drone over a farm near...

Transport Canada investigates drone sighting by Jazz flight from Halifax

HALIFAX (CP) — Transport Canada says it is investigating the sighting of a possible drone by the pilots of a commercial Jazz aircraft on...

CTC inauguration course (2nd edition): UAV Remote Sensing Principles

One week course about state of the art remote sensing techniques using UAV aerial images. A broad board of top level UAV professionals and...

UAV technology aids in collecting invaluable data

The work of a computer scientist at Aberystwyth University has helped capture images of Greenland glaciers for the purpose of building digital elevation maps...