Tagged: Multi-Rotor

Nordic Unmanned – Coaxial Configuration Patent

Nordic Unmanned is enforcing a patent they hold on coaxial multirotors. Granted in 2011 to AirRobot a company that Nordic Unmanned bought last year. This patent might be the only part of AirRobot with significant value. To claim that AirRobot invented coaxial rotors is a significant stretch of the truth.

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Freespace Operations ‘CHAPPiE’ Beacon flies Callisto 50

This spectacular video was filmed north of Adelaide at our very first trial of our new Freespace Operations ‘CHAPPiE’ Beacon used in conjunction with our flagship Callisto 50 modular industrial multirotor UAS. Freespace Operations performed this initial road-based trial commanding the Callisto 50 to hold an offset distance, heading &

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Design Study for Aerodynamically Tuned Drone

When we think of a drone, the first picture that comes to mind is that of a quadcopter flying in the skies. This stealth drone is somewhat different thought with its helicopter-like aesthetics and swiftness. Snap (Formerly Snapchat) has just announced its second tangible product after the release of the

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#241 Flerken Podcast

In this podcast the guys discuss the current design project of the 7 foot Flerken, a.k.a. Flerken Maximus. They also answer questions from the community regarding the project, and future ideas about the design.

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Zenith AeroTech Exhibits Tethered Aerial Vehicle at SOFIC

Zenith AeroTech, a developer of heavy-lift tethered aerial vehicles (TAVs), announced that it will be exhibiting for the first time its Quad 8 TAV and Ground Power Unit at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), held May 17-19, in Tampa, Florida. Designed to meet such warfighter operations as overwatch,

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Ascent AeroSystems Announces the NX30 UAV Platform for Material Transport

Based on the company’s patented coaxial rotor technology, the new NX30 platform offers a better material delivery platform than conventional multirotor and fixed-wing UAVs. Massachusetts-based Ascent AeroSystems, the world’s leading manufacturer of compact, all-weather, high-performance coaxial unmanned aerial systems, today introduced a new vehicle platform designed specifically for material transport

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UK – AAIB Report: DJI Matrice M210 v1, Battery communication warning appeared and control lost, Poole, Dorset

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has published a report into an investigation into an accident involving DJI Matrice M210 Version 1 quadcopter which occurred on 19 November 2020, Poole in Dorset. A quadcopter unmanned aircraft (UA) was being flown during a police operation when the wind at 400 ft exceeded

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Hydraulic Hybrid Multicopter Can Fly Up to 900 km

Edinburgh’s Flowcopter is developing long-range heavy-lift drones to help helicopter operators optimize freight, surveying, and search & rescue operations. The heavy-lift drones will run aviation-certified combustion engines that will drive digital displacement pumps – designed for harsh environments – providing control bandwidth to fly. With their help, it is possible

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American-Made drone designed for real-world public safety and critical sector missions

Skyfire Consulting (Skyfire) (skyfireconsulting.com), the most trusted and experienced public safety UAS consulting group, today announced the launch of SF2— The most versatile American-Made drone on the planet, purpose-built for public safety and critical sectors. SF2 is a payload-agnostic, rugged and durable 22-inch mid-sized multirotor aircraft designed for the extreme

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