Tagged: Multi-Rotor

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Aluada Airspeeder manned multirotor racing

Manned Multirotor Racing, do I think it could become a thing? Yes I think it probably could. I don’t like crowd funded drones as a rule, but I must concede to being impressed by the teams willingness to show failures in the journey so far. After two years of development

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Advanced Aircraft Hybrid Successful US Navy Trials

On November 28th and 29th, Advanced Aircraft Company conducted a flight demonstration of its Hybrid Advanced Multi-Rotor (HAMR) on the US Navy’s M80 Stiletto, based in Little Creek, VA. The HAMR unmanned aerial system (UAS) is a vertical takeoff and landing multi-rotor that has a greatly increased range and endurance

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DIY Drone Racer – Kit Building Made Easy

First-person-view (FPV) racing has changed the face of radio control. World-class race events and network TV coverage have combined to pull in huge numbers of racers with no prior background in traditional aeromodeling. While there are some nice ready-to-fly quadcopters on the market, FPV racing is ideal for those who

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QinetiQ Emulates Drone Threat for Canadian Navy

QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) has introduced a new service to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) by emulating the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones. The live demonstration was carried out in November 2017 from a Halifax-class frigate under the C$8.5M Unmanned Targets Repair, Overhaul and Engineering

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KapetAir VTOL

KapetAir is a Danish/Croatian startup based at UAS Denmark test center and focused on the development of versatile fixed-wing VTOL drone for commercial remote sensing applications whether they are mapping, precision agriculture or industrial inspections. KapetAir VTOL has combined the best of multirotors and fixed-wings into a configuration that is

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QinetiQ emulates drone threat for Royal Canadian Navy

QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) has introduced a new service to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) by emulating the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones. The live demonstration was carried out in November 2017 from a Halifax-class frigate under the C$8.5M Unmanned Targets Repair, Overhaul and Engineering

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China Unveils Two Armed A-Hawk VTOL UAVs

The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) unveiled two models of its A-Hawk series of strike-capable, reconnaissance vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the 12-16 November Dubai Airshow 2017. The multi-rotor A-Hawk I and A-Hawk II UAVs were marketed at the exhibition as being capable

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Sentera Sensors Transform DJI Inspire 2 Drone Into Indispensable Crop-scouting Tool

Sentera announced today availability of gimbaled Double 4k and Quad sensors for the popular DJI Inspire 2 drone. Sentera’s swappable precision crop health sensors paired with the Inspire 2 offers agronomists, crop consultants, and growers an economical way to capture diverse vegetation indices such as normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI)

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QFO Labs Wins Dismissal of Parrot’s Second Round of USPTO Challenges to QFO’s Tilt-to-Fly Drone Patents

QFO Labs (http://www.QFOlabs.com), a startup that evolved into a drone technology licensing company, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has dismissed a second round of Inter Partes Review (IPR) challenges launched by France-based Parrot SA against QFO’s tilt-to-fly quadcopter patents. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board

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The AT Transporter Flying Car – The World’s Most Powerful and Versatile Quad Copter

Advanced Tactics is currently developing a modular, low-cost, cargo-carrying multicopter aircraft capable of autonomous logistical operations called the AT Transporter, which can deliver up to 1,200 lb payloads in a detachable 3-6 person passenger/cargo pod. A technology demonstrator of the AT Transporter has been built using internal funds, and

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