Key Unmanned Industry Terms

Key Unmanned Industry Terms

Key Unmanned Industry Terms A Accelerometer: A device that measures the acceleration forces in a certain direction and is helpful in maintaining the drone’s orientation. These devices are used to stabilize quadcopters. Almost-Ready-To-Fly (ARF): Are systems that require assembly. They may or may not come with a transmitter. Altitude Above Ground Level (AGL): This is a height measured with respect to the underlying ground surface. Altitude Hold function: Allows pilot […]

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Investors are betting on 3DR

Investors are betting on 3DR

Investors are betting on 3DR They believe that 3DR can find life after Solo as a drone data platform An early player in drone-tech, 3D Robotics Inc. , announced that it has raised $53 million in a Series D round of funding on Thursday, including new equity funding and conversion of debt equity. Atlantic Bridge led the round joined by Autodesk Forge Fund, True Ventures, Foundry Group, Mayfield and other […]

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DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload

DeltaQuad VTOL completes 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload

This Saturday at DronesLab we achieved an important milestone in the final steps towards the public release of the DeltaQuad: A 100KM autonomous mission carrying a 1KG payload. This marks the achievement of the most important goal we have set when we started the development of this vehicle over a year ago. The DeltaQuad is an electric VTOL flying wing capable of fully autonomous operation. It is driven by either […]

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Hanover Receives FAA Approval

Hanover Receives FAA Approval

Town of Hanover Receives FAA Approval to Use Drones The Town of Hanover has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its drone program, the first municipality in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to have licensed pilots and a FAA approved Air Wing for municipal operation of its unmanned aircraft. Working in consultation with the Association of Professional Drone Pilots , the town has licensed and trained pilots to […]

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DJI Releases The Ronin 2 Gimbal

DJI Releases The Ronin 2 Gimbal

DJI Releases The Ronin 2 Gimbal, A More Powerful, Versatile and Intelligent Stabilizer for Film and Video Professionals Redesigned Three-Axis Stabilized Gimbal System Lets Professionals Capture Smooth, Steady Footage in Every Situation DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, Sunday introduced Ronin 2, the three-axis camera stabilizer redesigned to give filmmakers the freedom to capture any scene they can imagine. Based on DJI’s transformative gimbal technology, Ronin 2 has […]

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