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DPI UAV Systems Goes with Robotic Skies for Global Maintenance Support

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2016

Pennsylvania-based DPI UAV Systems has chosen Robotic Skies for global maintenance support of its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). DPI’s UAVs are tandem helicopter and multi-rotor UAVs that can carry payloads of up to 450 lbs. They are ideal for industries [Read More]

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Adds Flirtey Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2016

The Flirtey drone used to make the first Federal Aviation Administration-approved drone delivery in the U.S. has been accepted into the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, which also displays the Space Shuttle Discovery, the SR-71 Blackbird [Read More]

‘Drones in Education’ Book Details Benefits of UAS in Teaching Curriculum

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 22, 2016

Two New Jersey City University (NJCU) professors and an NJCU doctoral student have collaborated on “Drones in Education: Let Your Students’ Imaginations Soar,” a book for educators that details the benefits of introducing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology into a [Read More]

EHang Introduces New Versions of GHOSTDRONE 2.0 UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 22, 2016

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer EHang has released two new versions of its GHOSTDRONE 2.0 drone: the GHOSTDRONE 2.0 Aerial bundle and the GHOSTDRONE 2.0 VR. The GHOSTDRONE 2.0 Aerial now comes with a 4K camera, and the brand-new GHOSTDRONE [Read More]

DJI Rolls out Matrice 600 Drone, Ronin-MX Gimbal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2016

DJI has introduced the Matrice 600 (M600), a six-rotor aerial platform that integrates the company’s new A3 flight controller and Lightbridge 2 video-transmission technology. The system, with a maximum payload of 6 kg, can fly up to 36 minutes with [Read More]

Sharper Shape Closes $3.25M in Funding from Australia, Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 15, 2016

Sharper Shape, a Finland-headquartered supplier of drone-based infrastructure and utility asset management solutions, has announced $3.25 million in new funding led by Straightforward Capital, a European venture capital firm with experience in the energy sector. In addition, the supplier says [Read More]

Airbus, Local Motors Launch Challenge for Next-Gen Drone Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 12, 2016

Airbus Group and Local Motors have launched a global challenge that includes a series of co-creation activities, online competitions, open-source projects and hackathons all focused on designing a next-generation commercial drone solution. The first part of the Airbus Cargo Drone [Read More]

Hydrogen-Fueled UAS Launched by MicroMultiCopter Aero Technology

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 11, 2016

MicroMultiCopter Aero Technology Co. Ltd. (MMC) has launched a new hydrogen-fueled unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the HyDrone 1800. The company touts a four-hour flight time and one-minute charging time for the aircraft, as well as a radius of up to [Read More]

DJI Claims Patent Infringement on Yuneec, Files Suit in Calif. Court

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 01, 2016

Vowing “vigorous defense of its intellectual property,” DJI has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Yuneec International Co. Ltd. and Yuneec USA Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. According to DJI, the complaint asserts [Read More]

Several Draganfly UAVs Obtain Compliant Status from Transport Canada

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2016

Saskatchewan-based Draganfly Innovations Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Trace Intelligent Systems, says Transport Canada now considers Draganfly’s declaration of compliance for four unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to be complete. This status allows Draganfly to issue statements of conformity to [Read More]