Tagged: Multi-Rotor

Belarus Introduces New UAS and EW Jammers

Belarus officials inspect the Grach UAS, which can carry light weapons. (Photo: Milex/Belexpo) At the MILEX 2019 defense industry exhibition held in Minsk from May 15 to 18, Belarus introduced the Grach, a light multi-purpose unmanned aircraft system (UAS). It is a multicopter capable of conducting reconnaissance missions with sensors

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Algorithm to Prevent Drone Crashes

Verity Studios, which is behind some of the highest-stakes drone flights in the world, has introduced a software algorithm it says can prevent quadcopters from crashing during unexpected propulsion system failures. “There are already numerous cases of drones crashing to the ground (sometimes injuring people) for no apparent reason,”

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Evolve Dynamics Sky Mantis

We have seen tethered multirotors before, I am not sure we have seen systems that can break the tether and fly free for 30 minutes after detachment. This would most certainly be a bonus in a security monitoring situation. Evolve Dynamics, a UK based designer and manufacturer of UAV/RPAS aircraft

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Turbine Quad Can Carry a Ton!

Monaco-based E Yo Copter says that “One Ton” should be able to lift 1,900 pounds of cargo! Intended to be used for military, parapublic, and agricultural applications, One Ton is powered by four German-made JetCat P550 turbine engines that spin the aircraft’s rotors by forcing exhaust out of two rotating

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‘One Ton’ Quadcopter

E Yo Copter plans to start ground tests of its massive jet-turbine powered quadcopter as early as June. The Monaco-based company claims the “One Ton” unmanned air vehicle (UAV) should be capable of lifting 860kg (1,900lb) of cargo slung underneath. The aircraft is intended to be used for military, parapublic

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Europe’s First Hydrogen Drone Doubles Flying Times with AMS Cylinders

Specialist drone manufacturer, SKYCORP, has successfully doubled the maximum flight times of e-Drone Zero, Europe’s first hydrogen-powered drone, to two hours, by using a new, ultra-lightweight gas cylinder from AMS Composite Cylinders. The e-Drone Zero is a powerful, long endurance quadcopter designed for the commercial market. It features a compact,

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Clyclocopter (aka “Egge Beater Wing”)

When Aerospace giants like Boeing and Airbus reveal some ambitious concept for the future of urban aerial transport, most showcase electrically powered variations on multicopters and hybrid aircraft, sketched out with familiar components like rotors and wings.

But the Russian engineers have another idea entirely. Known as

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MMC has become the largest supplier of State Grid and Second Largest Provider for China Southern Power Grid with their inspection UAS

China Southern Power Grid Guangdong (CSG) launched a large-scale unmanned aerial vehicle system on Aug and Nov , 2018. MMC underwent rigorous screening and emerged from many drone manufacturers. It won the bidding for trainer unmanned aircraft, high-precision positioning dual-light drone, night vision drone and multi-rotor lidar drone. MMC

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Skyfront – UAV Engineers, Pilots and Technicians

Skyfront’s business is growing rapidly and we are looking for talented engineers, pilots and technicians to help build, design and test mission-critical UAVs and create entirely new products. About Skyfront Silicon Valley-based Skyfront (www.skyfront.com) is a world-leading provider of long endurance hybrid-electric multirotor drone systems. Skyfront’s flagship product is the

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Researchers use AI Drones to Detect Road Damage

In a newly published paper “Real-Time Dense Stereo Embedded in A UAV for Road Inspection“), scientists describe AI that can be embedded in a quadcopter for road inspection. “The frequent detection of different types of road damage, e.g., cracks and potholes, is a critical task in road maintenance,” the researchers

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ST Engineering Hexacopter Gets Singapore BLOS Permit

Singapore’s ST Engineering believes it is one step closer to securing the first customer for its DrN-15 hexacopter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) now that it has secured a key permit, according to a company official. Calvin Tan, assistant principal engineer, told Jane’s on 4 April that DrN-15 became the first

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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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