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...

AR.Drone users building communities Parrot carry on with provocative adverts.

The Parrot AR.Drone has been out in the wild for a little while now and groups are popping up with advice on upgrading and...

Dancing Multicopters

More impressive indoor multicopter flying from ETH Zurich. Swarming flight is becoming ever more successful. We can't help thinking it might be handy way...

Mapping the inside of a building by multirotor.

Stefan from Ascending Technologies dropped us a line, here's what he had to say about the University of Pennsylvania's recent videos we reported the first one...