Watch a Drone Race a McLaren Through the Streets of Dubai

Watch a Drone Race a McLaren Through the Streets of Dubai

Where else in the world would this happen? In early March, Skydive Dubai will host a World Drone Prix event, the largest drone racing event ever held. More than 100 drone racing teams from around the world will attempt to qualify — on a custom-built course, flying at speeds of about 60 mph — for 32 final spots. Because this is Dubai, everything is lavish: There’s $1 million at stake […]

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Olaeris Unveils Unmanned Multirotor Aircraft

Olaeris Unveils Unmanned Multirotor Aircraft

Olaeris Unveils Unmanned Multirotor Aircraft with 5 Hour Flight Time Olaeris , a developer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has unveiled AEVA, a new unmanned aircraft with a 4-5 hour flight time, at the HAI Heli-Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. Targeting the civilian helicopter market, Olaeris’ unmanned VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) aircraft is designed to fly beyond line of sight in commercial air space, putting the pilot on the ground, […]

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Rising interest in drone insurance

Rising interest in drone insurance

As the use of drones takes off, insurance companies and brokers say they are seeing increasing interest in drone liability insurance. SINGAPORE: As more local companies deploy drones in a variety of functions , attention is turning to what could happen if they’re involved in an accident. This is spurring commercial interest in drone liability insurance, with the industry seeing signs of pick-up in demand. Insurance broker Acorn International said […]

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