Tagged: Travel

US Navy Wants to License Tube-Launched Drone

Meet the Nomad. It travels well in a launch tube, a pair of rotors folded neatly along its long chassis, waiting to take flight. The unique design of this 3-foot-long unmanned aerial vehicle features counter-rotating coaxial rotors, which are pulled into place by torsion springs after being launched from its

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Drone Video Shows Progress On The Dubai Expo 2020 Site

Dubai is a hub of business, a popular tourist destination, and the largest city in the United Arab Emirates. But especially here in the States, it’s best known for one thing in particular: massive construction projects. Whether it’s the largest building in the world or the man-made Palm Jumeirah archipelago,

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NET GUARD Drone for High-Rise Rescues

NET GUARD is a high altitude self-driven UAV drone concept designed by a group of 6 students in Guangzhou, China. the creation is meant to rescue people from high-rise fire emergencies — when receives a distress signal, it uses GPS to pinpoint the location of the fire. Travelling at high

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US Army Eyes High-Altitude UAVs

The US Army Futures Command, a new group leading the service’s modernization efforts, is enthusiastic about using high-altitude unmanned air vehicles for a variety of missions, including as communications hubs. Willie Nelson, director of the US Army Futures Command’s assured positioning, navigation and timing cross-functional team, said he traveled to

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EASA paves the way to enable safe air travel of urban air mobility and air taxi aircraft

On 15th October, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) opened a public consultation on its proposal of airworthiness standards which will enable the certification of small vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. This is to develop the first component of the regulatory framework to enable the safe operation of air

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Kittyhawk Secures $3M Funding from Travelers

Kittyhawk, a supplier of enterprise drone operations software, has announced a strategic investment from The Travelers Companies, Inc.. The investment will help the company bring unified drone operations to new markets. Travelers has been a pioneer in adopting the use of drones within the insurance industry. The company was one

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Kittyhawk Secures Funding from Travelers

Kittyhawk, the market leader in enterprise drone operations software, today announced a strategic investment from The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV). The investment will help the company bring unified drone operations to new markets. Travelers has been a pioneer in adopting the use of drones within the insurance industry. The

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Vertical Aerospace

Advances in technology have transformed many aspects of how we live, work and travel. Billions of people fly every year, fly regularly and the busiest air routes in the world are short-haul. But the way we fly hasn’t evolved to address these changes: it’s the same model whether we’re flying

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Yuneec Presents the Mantis Q With Voice Control

Yuneec International is the current world leader in regard to electric aviation. This week, they’ve presented the Mantis Q, the latest, all-new extension of the award-winning Yuneec lineup. The Mantis Q, which was pitched to be a travel drone, features foldable arms, gesture and facial detection controls, a maximum flight

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Study of Drone Use in Collision Reconstruction Continues

Using drones could save time, money and improve safety RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is continuing to research ways to use emerging drone technology to make highway travel safer. Last year, NCDOT’s Division of Aviation and the N.C. State Highway Patrol studied the use of drones for highway

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First USA-Qualified Ultralight All-Electric Personal VTOL Aircraft

OPENER, Inc., a pioneer of aero vehicles for consumer travel, has revealed BlackFly; the world’s first ultralight all-electric fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. BlackFly is a single-seat Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) designed and built for a new world of three-dimensional transportation. BlackFly is simple to master and requires

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Boeing, SparkCognition to shape the future of travel and transport

Collaboration to focus on next-generation airspace management for the safe integration of autonomous air vehiclesNewly-established Boeing NeXt organization to lead future commercial mobility solutions and bring flight closer to home FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 17, 2018 Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced it is collaborating with artificial intelligence (AI) technology leader,

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Aston Martin Volante Vision

The Volante Vision Concept is Aston Martin’s exploration into personal air mobility. Produced in partnership with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions, Cranfield University and Rolls-Royce, the concept aircraft with vertical take-off and landing capabilities demonstrates Aston Martin’s forward-looking design ingenuity. Air travel will be a crucial part in the future of transportation

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Opener Unveils First USA-Qualified Ultralight All-Electric Personal VTOL Aircraft

OPENER, Inc., a pioneer of aero vehicles for consumer travel, today revealed BlackFly; the world’s first ultralight all-electric fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. BlackFly is a single-seat Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) designed and built for a new world of three-dimensional transportation. BlackFly is simple to master and requires

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Take Me Down To The UAV City

This article is one of the first dispatches from my trip to Shenzhen China. I’ll be getting more into overall impressions and take-away in later pieces, but this article is for some information on the scale and pace of Chinese investment in Unmanned Aircraft. The pictures and PDF visually speak

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Norwegian Technology Improves Emergency Preparedness

Telenor, Andøya Space Center and Robot Aviation are joining forces to develop and test Norwegian unmanned aerial systems in order to improve preparedness in Svalbard. Commercial shipping, tourism and cruise ship traffic to Svalbard and the surrounding marine areas have all grown dramatically in recent years, and this growth is

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Kansas State Polytechnic partnering with Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism to provide UAS training

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is partnering with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism to send 30 employees, including 12 law enforcement officers, through unmanned aircraft systems training from May through June. The employees will attend sUAS Commercial Remote Pilot Training and then be eligible to sit for

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Best Drones For Travel

For the drone lover on the go getting the best drone for travel is important. With the wide variety of drones available, there are definitely ones more suited for travel than others. Many high-end drones are large, bulky, and cumbersome; the exact opposite of what makes a good travel drone.

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