Flybrix

Flybrix

Flybrix Kits come complete with all the components you need to make and fly rebuildable, crash-friendly quadcopters, hexacopters and octocopters from one kit. Flybrix is designed for anyone who is interested in building and flying their own creations. There’s nothing like the thrill of seeing what you made, take to the skies. The included Flybrix Flight Control App for Android and iOs is easy as 1, 2, 3 to get […]

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World’s First Drone Play Premieres This Weekend in Houston

World’s First Drone Play Premieres This Weekend in Houston

If you’re tired of watching plays performed by, you know, people, this weekend offers Houstonians another option with the premiere of the play Space Junk: Do People Dream of Electric Children? Instead of using human actors onstage, all of the characters in the one-act comedy will be performed by drones. Yes, you read that right: drones, as in the flying aircraft operated by remote control. But don’t worry, Judgment Day […]

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Kids can build a LEGO drone

Kids can build a LEGO drone

A company called Flybrix is putting legos on the wing. The San Francisco startup today began selling build-a-drone kits for kids age 14 and up comprised of: LEGO bricks, boom arms and motors that don’t require soldering, and other off the shelf and Flybrix-designed parts. Once assembled, Flybrix drones are lightweight and meant to be flown indoors. They can be operated with a Bluetooth flight control app for iOS or […]

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3 Ways Drones Could Change the Insurance Industry

3 Ways Drones Could Change the Insurance Industry

By Jordan Wathen Drones aren’t just for hobbyists and wannabe pilots. The insurance industry could soon use unmanned aircraft to reduce fraud, evaluate risks, and collect valuable data to reduce losses. It’s not something out of a science fiction novel. Already, one reinsurance broker has established a drone rental service to provide drones to its insurance company clients! There’s a very good reason for the insurance industry’s sudden interest in […]

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UPS launches US drone test flights

UPS launches US drone test flights

United Parcel Service Inc said it began testing the use of drones for emergency deliveries of medical supplies this week with a flight in rural Massachusetts, which the company hopes will eventually lead to federal approval of drones as a regular delivery option. The test flight on Thursday was handled by CyPhy, a Danvers, Massachusetts-based drone maker in which UPS, the world’s largest package delivery company, owns a stake. The […]

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