Tagged: Reviews

NASA Will Send a Fleet of Helicopter Drones to Fly Over Mars

NASA has finished the system requirements review for its Mars Sample Return Program, which is nearing completion of the conceptual design phase. During this phase, the program team evaluated and refined the architecture to return the scientifically selected samples, which are currently in the collection process by NASA’s Perseverance rover

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RaceDayQuads Vs FAA RID ruling

STEPHEN DICKSON, ADMINISTRATOR AND FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, RESPONDENTS On Petition for Review of an Order of the Federal Aviation Administration, Jonathan Rupprecht argued the cause for petitioners. With him on the briefs were Elizabeth Candelario and Kathleen Yodice. Casen B. Ross, Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, argued the cause for

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Book Review: Navigating a way through the ethical maze of new technologies

Technology Is Not Neutral: A Short Guide To Technology Ethics, Stephanie Hare, London Publishing Partnership, Feb 2022 The Political Philosophy of AI: Mark Coeckelbergh, Polity Press, Feb 2022 New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) raise formidable political and ethical challenges, and these two books each provide a different kind

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UK Royal Air Force Cancels Project Mosquito Loyal Wingman Programme

Project Mosquito, the future uncrewed Combat Aircraft Technology Demonstration being explored by the Royal Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO), will not proceed beyond the design phase. The decision, taken by mutual agreement with industry partners, follows a detailed review of the technical demonstrator and the broader Lightweight Affordable Novel

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Pentagon Suspends Deal to Sell Four MQ-1Cs to Ukraine

The Biden administration’s plan to sell four MQ-1C Gray Eagle armable drones to Ukraine has been paused on the fear its sophisticated surveillance equipment might fall into enemy hands, according to two people familiar with the matter. The technical objection to the sale was raised during a deeper review by

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XDynamics Evolve 2 Review

I stumbled across Xdynamics on social media. I spend quite a lot of time watching drone videos for inspiration and I was immediately blown away by the image quality the drone was producing.

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DJI Mini Pro 3 first flight video

Well done to YouTuber Darren McHardy for getting hold of a Mini Pro 3 and posting the first reviews before the official launch, he deserves all the review views! I suspect a few DJI shills will be getting firmly out of shape.. For industry inspections, DJI has finally caught up

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DJI not to sell to Russia and Ukraine

DJI is internally reassessing compliance requirements in various jurisdictions. Pending the current review, DJI will temporarily suspend all business activities in Russia and Ukraine. We are engaging with customers, partners and other stakeholders regarding the temporary suspension of business operations in the affected territories.

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DroneSimPro Flight Simulator Review (Helpful Tips)

DroneSimPro is an easy-to-use drone simulator designed to emulate a real drone’s flight and the physics behind it. It was released in 2016, and has barely been updated since, and offers limited flight scenarios and drone models. However, it is still a good way to practice flying a drone.

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