AgEagle heading to stock market this week

AgEagle heading to stock market this week

AgEagle Aerial Systems is set to list on the NASDAQ stock exchange this week Thursday, 21 July. The Neodesha, Kansas-based company is planning to raise around $15 million in its Initial Public Offering (IPO) by offering 2.7 million shares at between $5 and $6 per share and will list under the stock symbol NASDAQ: UAVS. In 2015, according to the company’s financials filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission […]

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How Trucks Can Make Delivery Drones a Reality

How Trucks Can Make Delivery Drones a Reality

A HorseFly octocopter drone could fly from delivery trucks to drop off packages. Credit: Workhorse Group Delivery drones may still seem a ways off because of new U.S. commercial drone regulations requiring drones to stay within sight of their human operators on the ground. But such rules pose no problem for a U.S. startup that developed a drone capable of launching from delivery trucks and dropping off packages within the […]

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Winners of Airbus cargo drone competition announced

Winners of Airbus cargo drone competition announced

Full disclosure: I was one of the judges. Too many great entries — it was hard to pick a winner. From Popular Science : Zelator, by Alexey Medvedev of Omsk, Russia, which won first place in the Airbus Main Prize . The drones had a length list of requirements, including a weight below 55 pounds, the ability to take off and land vertically, and a pusher propeller. There were nine […]

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Parrot launches Parrot Education

Parrot launches Parrot Education

Learn, teach and innovate… Parrot Education was launched to support the drone revolution occurring in academic institutions across the globe. From primary schools to PhD’s, drones offer an astonishing new aerial perspective with countless applications that cut across disciplines, including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as film, media, and journalism. Click here to view original web page at thedronenews.com

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