Aviation Heritage Park to host Drone Dash

Aviation Heritage Park to host Drone Dash

Source: Simone C. Payne via BG Daily News As part of its “In the Park” series, Aviation Heritage Park is having its first Drone Dash from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 17th coinciding with Open Cockpit Day to provide family-oriented entertainment and activities. A pre-registration form is available online, or flyers can register at 8 a.m. the day of the event. The registration fee is $10. Racing will […]

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Can you shoot a drone?

Can you shoot a drone?

Screen Shot 2015-10-15 at 10.33.30 AM If you spot a drone flying overhead, you should think twice before you try to damage it. Source: whio.com The Federal Aviation Administration considers drones the same as commercial jets — if the drone pilot is licensed to fly for commercial purposes, the FAA classifies the drone as a registered aircraft. But if the drone is flown by your neighbor, the rules are a […]

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ROTOR DR1 Coming to Blu-Ray, DVD and On Demand on October 20

ROTOR DR1 Coming to Blu-Ray, DVD and On Demand on October 20

Cinema Libre Studio has acquired Rotor DR1, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi feature film developed and produced by a community of drone enthusiasts and will be releasing it on DVD, Blu-Ray and Video on Demand as of October 20, 2015. Executive produced and directed by Chad Kapper, Rotor DR1 grew out of the Flite Test community ( see http://www.flitetest.com/ and www.youtube.com/flitetest ), which Chad founded in 2010 and which has evolved to […]

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Hijacking drones with a MAVLink exploit

Hijacking drones with a MAVLink exploit

Recently some of us here at shellntel have been building quadcopters and autonomous vehicles for fun. We are big fans of the Pixhawk flight controller for its awesome autonomous capabilities. We are also big fans of privacy. As much as we like to build and fly these drones, we realize doing so in an irresponsible way can cause concern. We started looking into the various drone communications and discovered a […]

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DroneDefender: Batelle Develops Anti-Drone Rifle

DroneDefender: Batelle Develops Anti-Drone Rifle

DroneDefender: Batelle Develops Anti-Drone Rifle Source: Miriam McNabb, via DroneLife.com While some homeowners have resorted to attempting to shoot unwanted drones out of the sky, law enforcement and security personnel have not had a good tool available to immediately remove an unwanted drone. Batelle Innovations of Columbus, OH, the world’s largest non-profit research and development firm, has now announced an anti-drone rifle to meet their needs. “…traditional defense mechanisms against […]

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Making career in civil UAS technology

Making career in civil UAS technology

To be honest, who wouldn’t want a challenging job at a promising, young enterprise in a growth industry? Make career at Ascending Technologies and support the UAS technology leader in fields of development, production and worldwide distribution of UAS drones. Apply for one of the open jobs @ Ascending Technologies today! Since 2002 the founders of Ascending Technologies have been actively developing civil, industrial drone technology. The Bavarian company was […]

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