Hexacopter that detects motion and breathing

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 21, 2011 — TiaLinx, Inc., a developer of remotely controlled mini-unmanned aerial and ground vehicles integrated with mm-wave miniaturized radars,...

Indian Air Force seeks a sub 2kg hovering platform

The Ministry of Defence, Government of India, intends to procure Micro UAS to carry out Intelligence, Surveillance, Recce missions. They will be used by the...

Melbourne Firefighters deploy quadrocopter

The Metropolitan Fire Brigade showed off its newest firefighter today (27 Jan) with a display by a hi-tech, remotely controlled aerial camera...

Is it the end for Dusty Bin?

Despite the widely reported Maimi Dade Police trial of the Honeywell T Hawk it seems likely that Pentagon acquisitions chief Ashton Carter may cancel...

Flying Construction Workers

Teams of quadrotors autonomously build tower-like cubic structures from modular parts. Work done by Quentin Lindsey, Daniel Mellinger, and Vijay Kumar at the GRASP...

Ascending Technologies GmbH will sponsor the most promising UAV research team for 2011!

Ascending Technologies GmbH from Germany is looking to sponsor an international UAV research team in participating in any international UAV Contest ...

Ascending Technologies and LaserMotive create a new record.

Laser charged multicopter flies for 12 hours. Not quite the longest ever electric flight as touted by some pundits, that honour belongs to QinetiQ and...

LaserMotive in Longest Duration Untethered Laser Powered Helicopter Flight attempt.

Kent, Wash. (October 20, 2010) – LaserMotive, an independent R&D company specializing in laser power beaming and winner of the 2009 NASA-sponsored Power Beaming...

Multicopter based wind turbines.

Joby Energy is developing airborne wind turbines which will operate in the upper boundary layer and the upper troposphere. While knowledge of the tremendous energy...

Speed hump for IAI Panther, overseas development funding sought.

Flight Global reports that IAI are seeking partners to help develop the Tri Rotor/glider Panther. The airframe seems to be a mashup of several...