NLR Performs Large Drone Testing

NLR Performs Large Drone Testing

NLR Performs Large Drone Testing At Twente Airport The Netherlands Aerospace Centre announced back in April that they selected Twente Airport as its large drone training site. The location was selected based on the unique characteristics of this specific test site. The NRL announced last week that they would be using the XCalibur+ Jet Trainer to gain experience in operating drones powered by jet engines. “NLR has at its disposal […]

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2017 Dronestagram Photography Contest Results

2017 Dronestagram Photography Contest Results

You might remember early last month when we posted all of the details on the 2017 International Drone Photography Contest supported by National Geographic. It was the 4th annual Dronestagram Photography contest put on by Dronestagram and their biggest one yet! The results are quite spectacular. Thousands of entries were submitted from everywhere in the world by talented professional photographers and amateur drone photo enthusiasts. The competition was judged on […]

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Dutch Public Safety Organisations Benefit From New DJI Training Programme

Dutch Public Safety Organisations Benefit From New DJI Training Programme

dji training DJI has set up a new training programme for the development of civilian drones for public safety at the Technology Base in Twente, Netherlands. In preparation of the programme, DJI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Space53, the Enschede-based public-private partnership for developing unmanned systems. DJI and Space53 are planning to develop standard operating procedures for tactical drone applications within the public safety domain and infrastructural inspections. […]

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Amendments to FAA Reauthorization Act 2017 Pass

Amendments to FAA Reauthorization Act 2017 Pass

Two Amendments to FAA Reauthorization Act 2017 Pass The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee approved two amendments to the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2017, along with three other bills, and three nominees. Amendments The two amendments , authored by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) aim to improve transparency and security of the nation’s airspace. The first amendment would require the FAA to annually report the status of NextGen implementation at […]

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MMC’s 2nd Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Offers Drones’ Flight Time Up to 4 Hours

MMC’s 2nd Generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Offers Drones’ Flight Time Up to 4 Hours

MMCs dreadful image Chinese company MMC, an industry-leading commercial and industrial drone manufacturer and the innovators behind hydrogen fuel cell technology for drones, have introduced the 2nd generation of their H1 – fuel cell – increasing flight endurance to an impressive 4 hour flight time. Overcoming LiPo Battery Limitations The H-1 Fuel Cell is a drone agnostic solution, compatible with MMC’s own widely adopted industrial drones as well as other […]

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