Sky Hopper: Electrically powered tri-fan design workhorse UAV concept

Sky Hopper: Electrically powered tri-fan design workhorse UAV concept

SkyHopper Concept A group of entrepreneurial UK engineers has plans to build a mid-mass logistics drone for global markets. The system will be aimed initially at remote and isolated communities, but is planned to be fully capable of near urban operations in due course. The UAV system, called Sky Hopper®, is an electrically powered tri fan design to be constructed at Prestwick in the West of Scotland. Its avionics are […]

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DJI Amps Up Security, Releases Local Data Mode

DJI Amps Up Security, Releases Local Data Mode

DJI Amps Up Security With Local Data Mode DJI takes security very seriously and recognizes the importance of data privacy to its customers. The company states that it does not collect or have access to user flight logs, photos or videos unless the user chooses to share . Sharing includes syncing flight logs with DJI servers, uploading photos or videos to DJI’s SkyPixel website, or physically delivering the drone to […]

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Agribotix and senseFly Jump-start 2018 Precision Ag Programs with New Promotion

Agribotix and senseFly Jump-start 2018 Precision Ag Programs with New Promotion

senseFly eBee SQ Agribotix , a leader in drone-enabled agricultural intelligence, and senseFly , the leading provider of professional drone solutions, today announced their Gateway to Precision Ag promotion for North America. Designed to help growers and retailers get ahead of the 2018 growing season, the promotion offers a discount on a package of tools that enables professionals to begin working with drones now. “Precision programs are significantly more effective […]

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The state of civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in India

The state of civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in India

Indian flag yuneec The state of the Indian drone industry is a complicated one, given the harsh restrictions imposed upon UAS in the country. In October of 2014, the Director General of Civil Aviation in India issued a public notice ( http://dgca.nic.in/public_notice/PN_UAS.pdf ) that regulated Indian UAS use for the first time. The notice is clear: ‘Til such (future) regulations are issued, no individual no non-government agency, organization, or an […]

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