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DRONAMICS Announces World’s First Cargo Droneport Network

DRONAMICS, the world’s leading middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator, today unveiled the first 5 airports in its European network of cargo droneports. The DRONAMICS European Droneport Network is the world’s first cargo droneport network and includes private airports and airport groups operating more than 35 airports in 11 European

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Drone Harmony select Altitude Angel as it’s global map data provider

London, UK: Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced mission planning platform, Drone Harmony, has opted to embed Altitude Angel’s market-leading data in its flight mapping solutions. Drone Harmony is a software company developing a data capture platform that enables enterprises to capture

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Drone Lifts a High-Voltage Wire in China

A drone was used to lift a high-voltage wire in Yuncheng, a city in north China’s Shanxi Province. One end of the wire was already fixed to a transmission tower. The drone’s mission was to bring the other end to a separate tower, located in Sanmenxia City, Henan Province. The

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Sky Power Expands Generator Controls Portfolio

After introducing the new generator control system SGC 352, the German engine manufacturer Sky Power GmbH is adding another system, the SGC 081. This starter generator control unit can be used for engines with fuel injection as well as for engines with carburettors. “The additional Starter Generator Control SGC 081

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Next-Gen Drones Could Learn from Bumblebees’ Flight

An international study, led by researchers from UNSW Canberra, has discovered the secret of bumblebees’ self-aware dexterous flight, that could have applications for the next generation of drones and autonomous vehicles. Research lead author, Dr Sridhar Ravi from UNSW Canberra, studied how bumblebees navigated through a tunnel with a series

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Drone Harmony Selects Altitude Angel as Global Map Data Provider

Altitude Angel, a global UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced that mission planning platform, Drone Harmony, has opted to embed Altitude Angel’s market-leading data in its flight mapping solutions. Drone Harmony is a software company developing a data capture platform that enables enterprises to capture quality data of

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Aerial Drone-Dipping Sensors for Hydrographic Surveys

A cutting-edge new system for autonomous airborne hydrographic survey has been launched by THURN Group. The THURN QuickDip system of data collection uses aerial drones to carry Valeport sensors on pre-planned survey routes to deliver an efficient repeatable method of gathering highly accurate survey data from inaccessible or dangerous

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DJI Inspire 2 LiDAR Drone

Indiana Drones just made history with the world’s first DJI Inspire 2 LiDAR drone. Now this isn’t the official LiDAR from DJI (you can find more about that here) but the ROCK R1A LiDAR from ROCK robotic. 3D LiDAR scanning has never been more accessible than it is right

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Skydio Autonomy Engineer – Computer Vision

Redwood City, California, United States Skydio is the world leader in autonomous flight, the key technology for the future of drones and aerial transportation. The Skydio team combines deep expertise in artificial intelligence, best-in-class hardware and software product development, and operational excellence to empower a broader, more diverse audience of

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Snowdonia Aerospace Airspace Change Proposal

Snowdonia Aerospace has today launched a public consultation, open to everyone, on a proposed change to the airspace designation around Llanbedr Airfield. The consultation begins on Monday 7 the December 2020 and will run for 7 weeks before closing on Friday 22nd January 2021. The Snowdonia Aerospace Centre (SAC) is

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XTI Aircraft partners with VerdeGo Aero on the Hybrid-Electric VTOL TriFan 200 Cargo/Logistics Aircraft

DAYTONA BEACH, FL — Recognizing the need for fast, economical, point-to-point cargo and logistics transportation, VerdeGo Aero in Daytona Beach, FL and XTI Aircraft Company in Denver, CO have partnered together on the TriFan 200 program. XTI Aircraft, a leader in next-generation VTOL aircraft, is developing the TriFan 200, a

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Altitude Angel – UI Developer

Benefits: Competitive Employee Referral Scheme, Flexible Working, Training opportunities, and more!Location: Reading, Berkshire (UK) Who are we? Widely regarded as a technical leader in the emerging field of Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM), Altitude Angel develops cloud-scale systems to facilitate the safe integration of unmanned vehicles into national airspace worldwide. In

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Nordic Unmanned Contemplates Public Listing

Nordic Unmanned AS is contemplating a private placement and listing on Euronext Growth Oslo (currently Merkur Market) in order to finance expected strong growth and international expansion. “While the largest market for high-end drones has so far been for defence purposes, other private and public sector customers are now seeing

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Ion-Propelled Drones for Urban Cargo Delivery

Undefined Technologies, a startup based in Doral, about 15 miles out of Miami, claims that it has managed to increase the thrust levels of ion propulsion systems to “unprecedented levels” with its “Air Tantrum” technology, enabling near-silent drones with no moving parts, that look like flying pallets. All aircraft propulsion

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UAV Navigation Client Solutions Workshop

UAV Navigation recently held a workshop with its partner, Tecnobit – Grupo Oesía. The workshop was an international reference in the development of technology applied in strategic sectors as Aerospace and Security and Defense, showing navigation solutions developed during the last years. In addition to carrying out a demonstration of

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Aerodyne Invests in Australian Drone Inspection Company

Aerodyne Group, a Malaysia-headquartered international DT3 (Drone Tech, Data Tech, and Digital Transformation) solutions provider has signed an agreement to acquire a principal stake in Australia-based drone surveying and advanced asset inspection company, Sensorem Pty Ltd. This investment is expected to generate meaningful upside for Sensorem, Aerodyne, and clients spanning

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Carolina UV Delivers Aerostats for Defence Programme

Carolina Unmanned Vehicles (CUV) has successfully completed delivery of two 45 cubic meter (45M3) model Allsopp Helikite aerostats to support a defense developmental program. The aerostats will be used to lift various electronic system to altitude. Helikites are particularly well suited for this due to their inherent stability and ability

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Saxon Inspector UAS, the most advanced solution in America

The Saxon Inspector Drone is an evolutionary aircraft that has proven itself in many parts of the world. Our Y6 design allows the aircraft to perform more efficiently and handle more harsh weather conditions than most multicopters in the market today. The Inspector UAS is constructed of aircraft aluminum, reinforced

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Percepto – Mechanical Engineer/ Payload specialist

At Percepto, we are developing ground breaking multidisciplinary systems that allow enterprises to fully harness robotics for autonomous inspection and monitoring missions. This is a great opportunity to join the market leader in one of the most fascinating growing industries – industrial autonomous drones and robotics: Percepto is looking for

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Scout Aerial Africa hiring

Ready to embrace technology? Our company was founded in 2011 and is supported by a group of companies specializing in remote sensing and geospatial solutions. Scout provides fast, on-demand aerial data for multiple industries across Africa. We build and operate long-range, high-payload drones for commercial, defense, and industrial applications. Leveraging

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Edward Anderson wins RAeS Bronze Medal

Well done Edward! Very well deserved. Senior Technology and Resilience Specialist for the World Bank GroupMr Anderson is awarded the Society’s Bronze medal for his work to demonstrate the transformative potential of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in East Africa. Just in case you live under a rock, the RAeS is

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Vodafone and Ericsson Test Safe Sky Corridors

Vodafone and Ericsson have successfully tested safe sky corridors for drones using intelligent aspects of the mobile network. The technological breakthrough will allow professional drone operators, critical national infrastructure providers and emergency services to deliver medical, commercial and industrial supplies safe in the knowledge that they will arrive at the

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Northrop Grumman Gets $4.8B USAF Global Hawk Development Contract

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, has been awarded a $4,800,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Global Hawk development, modernization, retrofit and sustainment activities for all Air Force Global Hawk variants. This contract provides for management, including program, business and technical areas; engineering efforts, including configuration management, data management, reliability, availability

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Indian Navy Inducts Two Sea Guardians on Lease

In a sign of growing closeness between India and the United States amid conflict with China, the Indian Navy has inducted two Sea Guardian drones from an American firm on lease for carrying out surveillance in the Indian Ocean Region and which can also be deployed along the Line of

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Ukraine JV with Turkey to Produce 48 Bayraktar Drones

Ukraine is forming a joint venture company with Turkey to domestically produce as many as 48 Bayraktar TB2 combat drones. The news came from Vadym Ihorovych, General Director of Ukrspetsexport, a state-owned Ukrainian defense manufacturer, in an interview with online publication Left Bank. Bayraktar TB2 is manufactured by Turkey’s Baykar

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Lockheed D-21 Mach 3 Drone

In the 1960s, Lockheed engineer Kelly Johnson was given an almost impossible task by the U.S. Air Force and CIA. He needed to create a spy drone with range, speed, and altitude capabilities that could match the supersonic A-12. The hope was that Lockheed’s Skunk Works team could build an

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