Tagged: Multi-Rotor

HYBRiX Police Drone for Benidorm city

Quaternium startup collaborates with Benidorm Local Police to provide First Response services with a hybrid drone of 4 hr. flight time. HYBRiX drone, the first hybrid fuel-electric multirotor, with 10 times more flight time than electric drones, takes off. This innovative project from Quaternium, leading European brand of long-endurance multirotors,

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Introducing the senseFly eBee X with MicaSense RedEdge-MX, a seamless dual solution for accurate and efficient crop analysis

The sensor that doesn’t compromise meets mapping without limits. New dual solution enables farming, agricultural science, forestry and environmental protection professionals to gain valuable multispectral crop insights more efficiently than with slower, smaller-coverage multirotor drones Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, March 13, 2019 – senseFly, the leading provider of fixed-wing drone solutions, and

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Yuneec & Mobilcom Partnership

Yuneec International and Mobilicom have entered into a strategic partnership to offer the Commercial & Federal market new advanced solutions for their unmanned aerial needs. The cooperation focuses on the development of two innovative Commercial and Federal drone solutions, based on Yuneec´s commercially proven hexacopter H520, well-known for its high

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Benidorm Police Choose HYBRiX for First Response

HYBRiX drone, the first hybrid fuel-electric multirotor with 10 times more flight time than electric drones, is now the subject of collaboration between the company and Benidorm City Hall to start one of the pioneer First-Response drone services worldwide. This innovative project from Quaternium attracted a lot of attention after

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209 Ben Harber’s XB-70 Valkyrie!

In 2017, Ben Harber started an epic project to build a giant XB-70 in foam board. Here’s a conversation about it.

We’re all for making huge, hilariously large, ambitious airplane projects to push our personal boundaries and see what’s possible. With a handful of tools and some basic

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Verity Studios Launches Software Algorithm to Make Drones Dramatically Safer

Verity Studios AG, a pioneer in autonomous drones, has launched an integration program for their Failsafe technology for quadcopters. The patented Failsafe solution provides powerful and cost-effective safety enhancements to any consumer and commercial quadcopter drone platform. This program allows drone manufacturers to easily implement the Failsafe algorithm into their

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Landing Model Rockets! Ft. BPS.Space

This week on the Flite Test Podcast, James sits down with Joe Barnard from BPS.Space to talk about self-landing model rockets.

Joe Barnard has been making headlines as a self-taught engineer who is trying to recreate Space X technology in miniature. Even grabbing the attention of Elon Musk, he’s

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Yuneec Expands H520 Line with Precise RTK Satellite Navigation

Yuneec International, a global leader in electric aviation, today announced that its commercial hexacopter, the H520, will now optionally be available with an RTK (Real Time Kinematic) system from the Swiss company Fixposition. Even under difficult GPS conditions, such as in cities or canyons, the RTK system ensures maximum precision

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Introducing the Alta Pro line of Multirotor Drones

The Alta Pro line builds on the exceptional first generation of Freefly drones. We’ve added waypoint technology to allow preprogrammed movements and autopilot functionality. The completely redesigned Alta Pro flight controller runs open PX4 flight stack for quick and powerful interfacing. PX4 mission autopilot Qgroundcontol mission planner with long range

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FLIR Systems Acquires Aeryon Labs for $200M

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has acquired Aeryon Labs Inc., a leading developer of high-performance unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets for $200 million. Aeryon’s vertical takeoff and landing quad-copter airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology,

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Airobotics Receives CASA Approval for BVLOS Drone Flights from Remote Operations Center

Automated drone startup Airobotics announced that it has recently made Australian aviation history by obtaining the nation’s first and only Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approval to operate automated multi-rotor drones from its Remote Operations Center (ROC) beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) with no aircrew needed at the client

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Airobotics is first to receive CASA approval for BVLOS from remote operations center

Scottsdale, Arizona (January 22, 2019) – Leading automated drone startup Airobotics today announced that it has recently made Australian aviation history by obtaining the nation’s first and only Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approval to operate automated multi-rotor drones from its Remote Operations Center (ROC) beyond visual line of sight

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206 Designing Airplanes with Nerdnic!

This week on the Flite Test Podcast, James sits down with Nic Lechner to discuss Nic’s design process for his airplanes.

Nic ‘Nerdnic’ Lechner found popularity on flitetest.com back in 2015 with his sleek and streamlined RC airplane designs that could even hit the 120mph mark – did I

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ALTI Reach – Its big

Unless Duran has found really small employees I think South African company ALTI is just about to fly what I believe to be the largest separate lift thrust (SLT) in the world. This is perhaps the most popular VTOL method at the moment. A multirotor handles the take off and

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Hydrogen UAV with 5kg Payload Achieves 70 Min Flight

A project to develop a hydrogen fuel cell powered multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), has beaten its original test flight target of 60 minutes with a 5 kg payload, setting an exciting new benchmark for flight time and payload in the commercial UAV industry. Project RACHEL, supported by Innovate UK,

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Handheld C-UAV System from China’s SZMID

Shen Zhou Ming Da High Technology Co Ltd (SZMID), a Beijing-based company specialising in radio frequency (RF) detection and jamming technology for counter unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) applications, is eyeing export opportunities for its indigenously developed DZ-02 Pro Portable Jammer Gun. The DZ-02 Pro is intended to counter commercial multirotor

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205 Joshua Orchard’s Ultimate Scratch Builds!

This week on the Flite Test Podcast, new host James chats with Josh Orchard about crazy detailed RC airplane projects!

“Building is my passion” – it’s that simple for Josh. The master builder behind multiple epic projects on the Flite Test Forum, we spoke to Josh about why he builds,

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LIFT Aircraft Unveils Personal Multi-rotor Aircraft

Matt Chasen, founder of uShip, is unveiling a new venture called LIFT Aircraft. LIFT has developed an electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and plans to open up LIFT locations where anyone will be able to rent aircraft and experience an entirely new kind of flying – pilot’s

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