Flirtey To Become A Next-Gen UPS

Flirtey To Become A Next-Gen UPS

Drone delivery startup Flirtey has raised $16 million in Series A funding to bring its high-flying service to new customers, companies and possibly countries. Earlier, the startup raised $120,000 in seed funding and participated in the Y Combinator accelerator. Flirtey was also the first company to attain FAA approvals to conduct a drone delivery in the US in 2015. That fact helped it land one of its drones in the […]

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Northwestern Introduces a Drone Curriculum for Traffic Crash Investigators and Reconstructionists

Northwestern Introduces a Drone Curriculum for Traffic Crash Investigators and Reconstructionists

Aerial Metrics Crash Investigation Photo IL—Northwestern University Center for Public Safety is offering three new courses on the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), better known as drones, for traffic crash investigation and reconstruction. Small unmanned aircraft systems can play an important role in in the investigation of traffic crashes. Using a drone, investigators can obtain a comprehensive view of an entire crash scene, unavailable otherwise. Drones also enable […]

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Smarter Handheld Stabilizer For Your Phone

Smarter Handheld Stabilizer For Your Phone

DJI Osmo Mobile is a smarter handheld stabilizer for your phone (hands-on) The camera stabilization tech that makes video from DJI’s drones look silky smooth is now available for you to use with your phone. The $299 Osmo Mobile (AU$499, £289) is a three-axis motorized gimbal with an adjustable phone mount. The gimbal uses its motors to counteract any shake or movement to keep all your shots steady — whether […]

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Coptrz gains NQE status

Coptrz gains NQE status

Coptrz, the world’s first and only company offering continuous personal development to drone pilots, has been awarded the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) National Qualified Entity (NQE) status. This entitles the company to deliver CAA-approved training to potential drone pilots, including both a theory and a practical test. Only drone pilots with a CAA-certified qualification may obtain the Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) from the CAA which enables them to work […]

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Challenger Aerospace Group Manta Ray

Challenger Aerospace Group Manta Ray

manta ray bg “The Manta Ray” Is a Hybrid powered Tri-copter/glider/ UAV/Drone: The Manta Ray, like its namesake, can move swiftly from vertical takeoff , hover to smooth transition into forward flight, the Manta Rays unique design allows its wing morphing into a powered glider type UAV/drone giving the aircraft greater flexibility and distances. From a stand still take off to high-speed flight, the Manta Ray combines the perks of […]

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