1,000 watt spotlight drone

1,000 watt spotlight drone

Article Source: The Verge Video Source: Rctestflight via YouTube God bless YouTubers and their insatiable desire for messing around with electronics and drones. The latest fruits of their collective labor comes from YouTube channel rctestflight , which managed to strap a 1,000 watt LED light bar to the underside of a Freefly Alta octocopter. The resulting device is basically a flying spotlight, capable of flooding any area with a bright, […]

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Uber used drones to advertise carpooling

Uber used drones to advertise carpooling

Uber used drones to advertise carpooling to drivers stuck in traffic in Mexico The future of advertising? Article Source: The Verge A few months ago, drivers stuck in Mexico City traffic were greeted with a strange sight: drones carrying signs advertising UberPool. “The city would be for you, not 5.5 million cars,” one drone’s sign read. “Driving by yourself? This is why you can never see the volcanoes,” another read, […]

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DroneDeploy unveil flight logs solution

DroneDeploy unveil flight logs solution

Now this I like, I use DroneDeploy for my flight planning I personally find the flight planning app the best of the bunch. I’m more than happy that I will be able to automatically import my flights into Skyward. My friend Stuart in the UK reckons he has more than 350 hours flown with his Phantom 3 Professional, I will have to see if I can catch up. Keeping a […]

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An accident with a racing drone

An accident with a racing drone

Article Source: Tech Crunch Everyone has their hobbies. And Trevor Bauer , pitcher for the Cleveland Indians, likes to build racing drones. And anyone that has ever built racing drones know they need a lot of maintenance – manually installing and swapping out propellers, batteries etc. But Bauer had a slight mishap while repairing one of his drones last Thursday – less than 48 hours before he was supposed to […]

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NASA Plans First Multiple Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Drone Demonstration in Nevada

NASA Plans First Multiple Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Drone Demonstration in Nevada

In mid-October NASA partners will fly five unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called drones, beyond visual line-of-sight of their human operators-in-command, to test planning, tracking and alerting capabilities of NASA’s UAS traffic management (UTM) research platform. During the test, two of the drones will fly beyond visual line-of-sight, and up to three drones will fly in the same test airspace, separated by altitude and within line-of-sight of their operators. The […]

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Internship – Mechanical design and industrialization for drones Flyability SA – Lausanne, VD

Internship – Mechanical design and industrialization for drones Flyability SA – Lausanne, VD

Flyability is an EPFL spin-off developing and bringing to market collision-tolerant and safe drones. The company aims at making a significant change in the use of drones by allowing them to enter spaces where no robot can currently penetrate and allow them to fly in contact with humans without risk.Flyability has received multiple awards for its innovative ideas and has a worldwide recognition. Our first market is in industrial inspection […]

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