Tagged: Multi-Rotor

Ten Tech Huracán

Ten Tech LLC, a provider of aerospace and defense engineering services, has announced the launch of its Huracán Multi-Purpose Aerial Drone (MPAD), a quadcopter UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) flight demonstrator platform designed for sensor testing, environmental data acquisition, communication and processing.

The Huracán MPAD is based on

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Pyka crop sprayer gets an $11 million seed round

A purposeful large scale three-engined electric crop spraying RPAS that must make more sense than smaller multirotors over huge fields from Pyka. The company’s founding team, Michael Norcia, Chuma Ogunwole, Kyle Moore and Nathan White, come from a variety of well-known companies that work in adjacent spaces: Cora, Kittyhawk, Joby

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Zero Zero Robotics V-Copter Falcon

Zero Zero Robotics, the award-winning robotics company pioneering the future of smart flying consumer robotics, announces its newest drone, the world’s first consumer bicopter: V-Coptr Falcon. The V-shaped dual-rotor design marks a significant departure from the universal quad-rotor design consumers are familiar with. With a multi-patented dual rotor propulsion system

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Chinese Tech Firm Tests Urban Attack Drone

A Chinese technology firm is testing a new attack drone specifically designed to help ground troops in street-to-street combat and hopes to sell it abroad, according to reports. Engineers recently completed a successful air-to-ground test firing exercise for the mini quadcopter named Tianyi, Modern Weaponry reported. The developer, Tianjin Zhongwei

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Caltech and JPL Fire Quadrotors Out of Cannons

At IROS in Macau earlier this month, researchers from Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) presented a prototype for a ballistically launched drone—a football-shaped foldable quadrotor that gets fired out of a cannon, unfolds itself, and then flies off. Test launching the SQUID (Streamlined Quick Unfolding Investigation Drone) from

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AB5 JetQuad

JetQuad is the world’s smallest and most powerful jet-powered drone with vertical take-off and landing capabilities. It is like an unmanned, scaled-down version of the Harrier Jump-Jet The AB5 JetQuad is a new type of aircraft. This is not a quadcopter, nor a helicopter, nor an aeroplane. Four microturbine jet-engines

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208 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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Elbit Systems Introduces MAGNI, a Vehicle-Launched Multi-Rotor Micro-Drone

MAGNI transforms any combat vehicle to an effective intelligence-gathering platform Elbit Systems is launching MAGNI, a fully autonomous and robust Multi-Rotor Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) that is designed to significantly enhance the situational awareness capabilities of mobile forces. Compact and light-weight (2.5kg) MAGNI enables rapid

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Elbit Systems Announces Vehicle-Launched Micro-Drone

Elbit Systems is launching MAGNI, a fully autonomous and robust Multi-Rotor Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) that is designed to significantly enhance the situational awareness capabilities of mobile forces. Compact and light-weight (2.5kg) MAGNI enables rapid deployment and launch (in less than 1 minute) from any

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Turkish Army to Get Kamikaze Drones with Facial Recognition

Thirty upgraded KARGU (Autonomous Tactical Multi-Rotor Attack UAV) kamikaze drones developed by Turkish defense contractor Defense Technologies Engineering and Trade Inc. (STM) will join the Turkish Armed Forces’ inventory as of 2020 to take part in critical operations in the country’s east and along the Syrian border. The KARGU battle

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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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