Shropshire firm’s drone goggles give users a bird’s-eye view

Shropshire firm’s drone goggles give users a bird’s-eye view

by It is the next step in a craze that has literally swept over the country – drones. The flying robots give some of the best bird’s-eye views available and one Shropshire company has developed a way to give a first-person view. New goggles feed footage directly from the drone into the eyepiece making someone stood on the ground feel like they are looking down on the area. Kensson Aerial […]

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DRI’s Nevada Medal to ex-Navy pilot turned drone researcher

DRI’s Nevada Medal to ex-Navy pilot turned drone researcher

by missy cummings The newest winner of a prestigious scientific award at Nevada’s Desert Research Institute is a former military pilot and pioneer in the research of drones who was told a decade ago she was wasting her time studying unmanned aerial systems. Mary “Missy” Cummings is an associate professor of engineering at Duke University and director of the school’s Humans and Autonomy Lab. DRI President Stephen Wells said she’s […]

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Montana’s Bridger Cup drone race showcases Montana’s drone industry

Montana's Bridger Cup drone race showcases Montana's drone industry

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Drones raced and crashed at the first annual Bridger Cup drone flying competition Saturday. It was all good fun but the technology that powers drones can make them a lot more than toys. Tech giants like Amazon are looking to drones to change the way they deliver to customers. Big Sky UAV CEO, Pepper Petersen, said, "The reason Amazon wants to deliver packages with drones isn’t because […]

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Full function mission control station with fold-up telemetry head

Full function mission control station with fold-up telemetry head

Here’s an update to our handheld (or rather body worn) modular commercial/civilian UAV GCS, an all-in-one FPV system with a fully functional integrated PC telemetry head. This is something that we’ve had in the works for some time now, but only as a nice concept and some sketchy plans. Since one of our old clients has been pushing us hard for it, we had to put our CAD design into […]

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Several New Supporters of Know Before You Fly

Several New Supporters of Know Before You Fly

For Immediate Release: September 16, 2015 National Air Traffic Controllers Association, AirMap among Several New Supporters of “Know Before You Fly” Half a dozen new organizations commit to spreading the word about safe flying; campaign unveils new education tools on website WASHINGTON — The Know Before You Fly campaign today announced a broad list of new supporters including the leading aviation labor union, National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), and […]

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