Fully Autonomous Flight of Smart Drone Successful

Fully Autonomous Flight of Smart Drone Successful

World’s First Fully Autonomous Flight of Smart Drone Successful, Utilizes Mobile Communications Network and 3D Map Use Code UAVEN25 Terra Drone , a provider of industrial drone services, and KDDI Corporation , a Japanese telecommunications operator, have announced that they have successfully completed a fully autonomous flight experiment with a “smart drone” using a 3D map and a drone port. The long-distance drone flight of about 6.3 km utilized the […]

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Welsh drones challenge our limits. Andy Whale, Chief Engineer

Welsh drones challenge our limits. Andy Whale, Chief Engineer

mavic cable “That’s not gonna fly”. It’s often something you hear when things seem impossible. It’s definitely what most people thought when we were asked to get high-speed broadband to the tiny village of Pontfadog – deep in the heart of rural North Wales. Skip forward a few months and we’d already engineered a link to the main part of the village, which is set in the floor of the […]

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QinetiQ emulates drone threat for Royal Canadian Navy

QinetiQ emulates drone threat for Royal Canadian Navy

QTS Snyper QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) has introduced a new service to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) by emulating the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones. The live demonstration was carried out in November 2017 from a Halifax-class frigate under the C$8.5M Unmanned Targets Repair, Overhaul and Engineering contract, awarded to QTS in 2015. QTS flew its Snyper multi-rotor target alongside Lockheed Martin’s Indago quadcopter using […]

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NATS – Christmas drone game set for take-off in the festive season

NATS – Christmas drone game set for take-off in the festive season

NATS Game Leading air traffic services provider, NATS, is serving up a festive treat for drone enthusiasts young and old this Christmas with the launch of a fun and competitive online game, Drone Run . With the number of drone-related airspace incidents on the increase, NATS is committed to taking a leading role in encouraging responsible drone use. Drone Run is the latest in a series of initiatives designed to […]

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