Lynx FarScight – Avalon AirShow 2017 Launch

Lynx FarScight – Avalon AirShow 2017 Launch

ScientificAerospace are proudly launching their Lynx FarScight at Avalon Airshow on the 3rd of March 2017. Lynx FarScight is ScientificAerospace’s next generation, long endurance, high precision surveying solution. Capable of flying missions in excess of 2.5 hours and performing direct georeferencing of the photo locations with centimetre accuracy, employing ScientificAerospace’s proprietary PPK GNSS correction software 4Precision. For more information on this game-changing capability for your large area survey applications, please […]

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Morphing drone takes off like a helicopter, flies like a plane

Morphing drone takes off like a helicopter, flies like a plane

Looking to ensure a good crop Bobby Schulz/University of Minnesota By David Hambling A shape-shifting drone takes off like a helicopter and transforms into a plane in mid-air to fly all day on solar power. The drone is designed to provide affordable aerial surveys for farmers, so they can see where to irrigate and use fertiliser and herbicide only where needed . Most drones are not appropriate for this because […]

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How to Price Your Drone Mapping Services

How to Price Your Drone Mapping Services

dronedeploy money Drone Mapping Service Providers Weigh in On Determining Price Points/ By all accounts, the commercial drone industry is booming. When Part 107 licensing became available in August of 2016, the FAA certified 12,000 remote pilots in the first three weeks alone. By the time the year came to a close, this number had reached 23,000, and the total number of drones registered with the FAA was at 670,000 […]

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NM panel advances bill aimed at regulating drones

NM panel advances bill aimed at regulating drones

SANTA FE – A proposal to ban drones from flying within 500 feet of power plants and refineries in New Mexico has cleared its first hurdle. With making any recommendation, the Senate Public Affairs Committee advanced the bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Greg Baca of Belen to its next committee. Under the proposal, drones would be prohibited from flying close to critical-infrastructure facilities and from interfering with firefighters battling wildfires. […]

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When Trump Is in Town, Drones Can’t — and Won’t — Fly. Here’s Why

When Trump Is in Town, Drones Can’t — and Won’t — Fly. Here’s Why

Larger drone manufacturers build their devices with software to keep them from flying into areas where presidential and other flight restrictions are in place (TNS) — When President Donald Trump is in town, drone owners might notice their devices acting a little strange. That’s because the larger drone manufacturers build their devices with software to keep them from flying into areas where presidential and other flight restrictions are in place […]

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Drones learn to land on their own using ‘fuzzy logic’

Drones learn to land on their own using ‘fuzzy logic’

Fuzzy logic helps the drone make good navigational decisions amid a sea of statistical noise. drone, drone landing, fuzzy logic, automatic drone landing, artificial intelligence, drone fuzzy logic AI, tech news Scientists, including one of Indian origin, are using artificial intelligence called fuzzy logic to get drones to navigate and land themselves on moving platforms without any help. Researchers from University of Cincinnati in the US applied a concept called […]

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DJI Matrice 200 series truly professional inspection drones.

DJI Matrice 200 series truly professional inspection drones.

Matrice 200 In the Matrice 200, DJI has finally addressed their professional series of multirotors biggest issue. They can now look up. The reason all the world’s professional inspection companies until now used other aircraft. A pretty handy looking quad, if I could afford one, I would have one! I don’t think I will get that past the minister of home affairs, though. Along with the ability to look up, […]

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France Is Training Eagles to Kill Drones

France Is Training Eagles to Kill Drones

France Is Training Eagles to Kill Drones Faced with the specter of a terrorist threat from rogue drones , the French are recruiting an avian ally. At a base in the southwest of the country, a special army unit has for months been training four golden eagles to spot drones and perform mid-air takedowns. Details of the program emerged last week when French media outlets reported on an experimental program […]

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Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone

Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone

WHEN MOST PEOPLE hear the word “drone” they either think of uncrewed military aircraft or those multi-rotor mini-copters that could one day deliver packages to your doorstep. But what if the package is the plane? That’s the idea behind the Aerial Platform Supporting Autonomous Resupply Actions drone, a cardboard glider that carries about two pounds of cargo. “It looks like a pizza box that’s been shaped into a wing,” says […]

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March: UAV Flight Training Class

March: UAV Flight Training Class

March: UAV Flight Training Class With the success we have seen with our last two training classes , we are excited to announce the dates for our next Hands-On Drone / UAV Flight Training Class will be March 18th and 19th. Equipment is provided, but you can bring your own if you would like. Space is very limited so reserve your spot today! We have two class options available: One […]

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