Quadcopter Launches ScanEagle Drones From Its Belly

Quadcopter Launches ScanEagle Drones From Its Belly

Quadcopter Launches ScanEagle Drones From Its Belly, Catches Them In Mid-Air The ScanEagle, first flown in 2002 and in service in the military for a decade, is an odd duck. Adapted from a scouting drone used for fisherman, it’s not really built for normal take-offs and landings. Insitu, the makers of the ScanEagle, last week debuted a new launching system that uses a quadcopter to carry the plane-shaped ScanEagle into […]

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Why Drone Delivery Won’t Be Reality Any Time Soon

Why Drone Delivery Won’t Be Reality Any Time Soon

Ein Paketdrohne der Deutschen Post landet am 09.12.2013 in Bonn (Nordrhein-Westfalen). Die Deutsche Post DHL hat erstmals einen Drohnen-Einsatz für die Paketzustellung getestet. Bei dem Probelauf brachte ein «DHL-Paketkopter» am Montag ein Paket von einer Apotheke in Bonn zur Konzernzentrale auf der anderen Rheinseite.Foto: Oliver Berg/dpa Here’s Why Drone Delivery Won’t Be Reality Any Time Soon Google, Amazon, Walmart and more are working on it Alphabet, Google’s parent company, wants […]

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DJI first drone company to 1000 N registered airframes

DJI first drone company to 1000 N registered airframes

by China based D a- J iang I nnovations Science and Technology Co., Ltd. (DJI) are the first company to break the magical 1000 registrations. There are now 1033 DJI platforms flying commercially in North America. All of them multirotors. It only seems a short while ago that the FAA were predicting 8000 licensed UAS total in the NAS how things change. The growth in registered drones since Jim Williams […]

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Drone delivery could be a reality within months

Drone delivery could be a reality within months

project wing – still 02 Drone delivery could be a reality within months — if government gets out of the way Earlier this week I attended Zeitgeist , a wonderful conference which Google organizes each year. In between sessions, the Google X team shared an early look at “Project Wing”, which promises to deliver items via drones anywhere in a 5 mile radius within 5 minutes. Here’s a brief clip […]

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