Optical Lighting Platform

Optical Lighting Platform

Having a powerful light on a UAV can serve several purposes in enhancing the unmanned aerial vehicle’s efficiency at nighttime. Draganfly Innovations has recently signed an agreement with SureFire LLC to integrate and test their LED technology as a complete system with Draganfly’s UAV s. Combining Draganfly’s drone technology with SureFire’s optical lighting platform will provide nighttime operational solutions. According to Draganfly’s press release, it will assist in preparing SureFire’s […]

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Senate’s drone hysteria would ban Amazon and UPS drone deliveries in Montana

Senate’s drone hysteria would ban Amazon and UPS drone deliveries in Montana

Montanans anticipating the day when their medicine, packages or even a pizza will be delivered via drone are in for a rude awakening if a new law that passed the Montana Senate severely restricting drone flights in Montana airspace is adopted. State Sen. Steve Hinebauch, R-Wibaux, has introduced legislation that would make drone delivery services like Amazon’s illegal in Montana. The Montana Senate voted 30-19 in favor of the drone […]

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Drone Insurance has landed in Northern Ireland

Drone Insurance has landed in Northern Ireland

aviate protect Insurance Broker, Find Insurance NI, has become the first Broker in Northern Ireland to launch Drone Insurance for the entire UK market Trading under the name Aviate Protect, Find Insurance NI has worked closely with Global Aviation Insurers to create an innovative new product for the commercial drone market The demand for drones (also known as UAV, RPAS or SUA) has seen rapid growth in the commercial sector […]

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uAvionix Partners with Robotic Skies for Global Installation and Maintenance Services

uAvionix Partners with Robotic Skies for Global Installation and Maintenance Services

Ping hand uAvionix develops the world’s smallest, lightest and most affordable ADS-B transceivers, transponders, and GPS receivers. Designed for unmanned aircraft, uAvionix has dramatically reduced the size and cost of critical safety components required to fly safely and legally in the National Airspace System (NAS). uAvionix recently announced FAA TSO C-199 approval of its FYXNAV GPS position source, which includes a receiver and antenna, and provides high integrity GPS inputs […]

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Freedom Class Racer V2.0 Model On Display At The Avalon International Airshow

Freedom Class Racer V2.0 Model On Display At The Avalon International Airshow

Freedom Class Race Drone On the first weekend in March, The Freedom Drone Sports team were excited to showcase the latest developments at the Avalon International Airshow just outside Melbourne, Australia. For the first time in Airshow history, there was a dedicated Drone Showcase area that saw over 20 companies displaying the latest in drone technology. Conveniently located at the entrance of the showcase, The three drones on display ensured […]

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Insect-Inspired Mechanical Resilience for Multicopters

Insect-Inspired Mechanical Resilience for Multicopters

flexible quad Over recent years the explosion in popularity of drones, both professionally and for amateur use, has inspired researchers to consider how to make flying robots as safe and robust as possible. Previous design methods have included producing bulky protective cages or making them as unlikely to crash as possible. Recently, researchers from Floreano Lab , NCCR Robotics and EPFL have presented a new inspect-inspired approach to making crash […]

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