Tagged: Multi-Rotor

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Hexacopter to Inspect Glass Facades of Skyscrapers

Researchers from the Shenyang Institute of Automation at the Chinese Academy of Sciences presented a drone, designed to repair and maintain skyscrapers, a type of building that is becoming increasingly common in large Chinese cities. The team demonstrated the device at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS

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US-Built QuadCopter with 70 Minutes Flight Time

TerraView, a California-based aerial technology company, has unveiled the RangePro X8 — an industrial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed to fly for more than 70 minutes in real-world conditions with a standard sensor payload. Proudly engineered and assembled in the USA, the RangePro X8 was engineered specifically for industrial, first

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Jupiter Tricopter

Built “Jupiter” tough? This heavy-lift tricopter is no joke! Here’s the scoop direct from FlightWave:

Picture a tough-as-nails pickup truck, one of the all-wheel-drive workhorses advertised during football games. That’s the best metaphor for our Jupiter tricopter: no nonsense, all muscle, made for missions where durability, endurance and precision control

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Jupiter Tricopter for Heavy Lifting and Manoeuvrability

FlightWave Aerospace Systems launches its new Jupiter tricopter UAS during Commercial UAV Expo Americas, October 28th–30th in Las Vegas. Picture a tough-as-nails pickup truck, one of the all-wheel-drive workhorses advertised during football games. That’s the best metaphor for our Jupiter tricopter: no nonsense, all muscle, made for missions where durability,

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Fishing drone drama, warrant issued

I expect 99% of us have seen the video of a chap flying underneath a large multirotor. Well, the Australian regulator is having a close look ar, Tim French. Greg, Oz By Drone made me aware of it and we spoke a little this morning about it. Sadly I can’t

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Actuating Enclosure for Deploying Drones from Moving Vehicles

A group of U.S. Army engineers have invented a mechanical box that can house a quadcopter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) on top of a normal ground vehicle for instant deployment. The new invention, which can streamline military and commercial drone operations, was first made public through a patent application published

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Polish Dragonfly UAV Able to Destroy Armoured Targets

Polish Company WZL 2 presents its Dragonfly UAVS (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System) at MSPO 2019, the International Defense Industry Exhibition in Poland. The Dragonfly is a quadcopter designed for combat operations in urban areas and can carry a warhead to conduct precision strikes against targets up to lightly armored threats.

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Taiwan Develops Multirotor UAVs

The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense Armaments Bureau’s (MND AB’s) Materiel Production Center (MPC) has announced that it is developing a new family of indigenous surveillance and weaponised multirotor unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to address potential tactical requirements by the Republic of China Army (RoCA). Three new multirotor UAV prototypes

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MMC UAV is Improving its Industrial UAV Leadership by Industrial Synergy Strength

Over the past years, unmanned aerial vehicle technology has been drastically applied for commercial purposes following the wide application of UAV, increasingly established AI technology, electronic and wireless control technological improvement and especially the invention of multi-rotor structure. It is reported that the number of total commercial UAV output reached

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Freespace Operations granted CASA Type Rating Approval RePL for Freespace Callisto 50 Multirotor

Freespace Operations Managing Director and Chief Remote Pilot, Ken King, has been granted Type Rating Approval RePL (Remote Pilot License) for the Freespace Callisto 50 Multirotor (rated to 50 kg MTOW) from CASA: – Remote Pilot License (RePL) – Freespace Callisto 50 Multirotor (MTOW <50kg) This bolsters the previous held

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Russian Hybrid Drone to Appear at MAKS-2019 Airshow

The new “Fixar” drone, set to be presented at Russia’s MAKS-2019 airshow in late August, is a hybrid of sorts, a quadcopter with fixed wings. With limited moving parts and a flexible design, it’s the kind of dual-use technology worth watching and, perhaps, even imitating. “Many companies and UAV manufacturers

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