Tagged: Travel

UK-Based Inzpire Limited awarded a contract to deliver ISR training to the Latvian Air Force

Inzpire Limited has been awarded a contract to deliver a five-week-long unmanned air systems (UAS) and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) course to personnel from the Latvian Air Force in support of the nation’s procurement of a new ISR platform. Training experts Inzpire’s ISR Division will travel to Latvia to

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High altitude trials for GRIFF 135

GRIFF has been travelling all over India, from Bangalore in the south to Kashmir in the north to Sikkim in the east. The goal was to demonstrate flying in high altitudes. We flew missions at 2700m and 3100 ASL and tested all the way up to 3800m carrying 20kg cargo.

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ANA delivery trail in Japan

ANA: Very 1st demo experiment of drone take-off and landing during scheduled flights and delivery of medicine following official guidelines Last June, the Cabinet Secretariat, the Ministry of Health Labor and Welfare, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism published “Guidelines for the delivery of medicines by drone.”

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Ascendance Flight Technologies Unveils Hybrid-Electric Aircraft

After three years of R&D, the French start-up Ascendance Flight Technologies builds on the virtues of hybrid technology and distributed propulsion to develop sustainable air travel solutions unveiling the design of ATEA, its 5-seater vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Conceived to operate in peri-urban areas and within regions thanks to

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Ascendance Flight Technologies unveils design of its hybrid-electric aircraft

Ascendance Flight Technologies builds on the virtues of hybrid technology and distributed propulsion to develop sustainable air travel solutions. After three years of R&D, the French start-up company swiftly swings into action for new, state-of-the-art sustainable and decarbonised air travel: it is unveiling the design of ATEA, its 5-seater vertical

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Skyports – Flight Operations Engineer, Singapore

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Flight Operations Engineer to join our rapidly expanding team. Based in Singapore, you will work with the Flight Operation team to conduct and develop drone delivery operations across the globe. This role involves international travel up to 8 weeks. What you will

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Hyundai Motor Group announces the formation of Supernal to lead the Group’s progress in Advanced Air Mobility

Supernal, an evolution of the Group’s Urban Air Mobility Division, is developing an eVTOL vehicle for 2028 entry-into-service and convening diverse stakeholders to responsibly shape the Advanced Air Mobility market Supernal will use the Group’s scaled manufacturing, and mobility technologies and innovations to revolutionize air travel Supernal will take mobility

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Aquiline Drones Lays Off 33 Workers in Connecticut

Aquiline Drones, a manufacturer in downtown Hartford, has laid off nearly half its workforce in the city, blaming the manufacturing industry’s difficulty in getting materials and travel restrictions in the pandemic. Barry Alexander, chief executive of the drone maker, said 33 were laid off Thursday — 13 in manufacturing and

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Clean urban air travel to become reality as Urban-Air Port announces development plan for 65 urban air mobility infrastructure hubs worldwide in partnership with Hyundai Motor Group

· Urban-Air Port and Urban Air Mobility Division of Hyundai Motor Group announce plans to develop 65 electric urban-air ports worldwide to make clean urban air travel a reality. · World’s first electric urban-air port – ‘Air-One’ – to open in Coventry, UK, in early 2022

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EHang Releases Video of Yunfu Production Facility in Operation

EHang Holdings Limited announced the cancellation of the EHang Yunfu Investor Day due to the latest tightening COVID-19-related travel and group gathering restrictions by the local governmental authorities following the recent Delta variant outbreak in China. The event was originally scheduled to take place in person at the Company’s new

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Flying taxis and short haul plane journeys powered by hydrogen: how the future of flight could look in 2030

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), the UK’s research and innovation agency, has set out its vision for the future of air travel in Britain. Compiled by leading experts from industry, academia and government, the Future Flight Vision and Roadmap sets out how zero emission air travel within and between British

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Opener Completes Four Flight Demonstrations of Human-Operated eVTOL Fixed-Wing Aircraft

Opener, a pioneer of electric aerial vehicles for consumer travel, today announced the historic completion of four human-operated flights of BlackFly, the world’s first eVTOL fixed-wing aircraft. Two BlackFly production vehicles soared into the sky in front of hundreds of thousands of attendees at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture

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Iran says it has drone that can travel 7,000 km

Tehran (AFP) June 27, 2021 –
Iran has drones capable of flying 7,000 kilometres (more than 4,000 miles), the commander of its Revolutionary Guard force said Sunday.

“We have drones which can fly 7,000 kilometres, without a pilot, and land back at the same spot or anywhere else,” General Hossein Salami

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300 Drones Deliver Greenpeace Message for G7

Greenpeace has used this moment to greet world leaders as they made their way to the summit by sending them a strong and simple message. For the first time, 300 illuminated drones and light projections have been used to create breathtaking 3D moving images of iconic animals. The animals travel

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Elroy Air, Business Development Manager – Federal

Position Type: Full-Time Locations: Remote Travel: >50% Domestic and International. To Washington DC, other customer locations as well as Elroy Air Headquarters. At Elroy Air, we are building autonomous cargo aircraft systems that will change the way the world moves goods. Transporting cargo by air can be much faster than

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Wisk – Autonomy is the Path to Everyday Aviation

By Jonathan Lovegren, Head of Autonomy I’ve been passionate about aviation for as long as I can remember, and a licensed private pilot for over 17 years. I’ve enjoyed its privileges: the joy of flight, access to thousands of airports around the country, and the ability to travel quickly through

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EHang Reveals Long-Range VT-30 AAV to Expand Regional Air Mobility Coverage

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, today revealed its new type of electric passenger-grade AAV “VT-30”, the first in EHang’s product suite that is designed for inter-city transportation. With a hybrid structure, VT-30 is designed to travel

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TeamUAV – UK RPAS Operator

£22’500 – £27’500 basic salary depending on experience + bonus package for on target earnings of £35’000 – £40’000 pa Six month position – possibility of extension 20 days holiday + bank holidays Great UK & Occasional overseas travel Generous bonus scheme Work from home on none flying days Access

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NASA Seeks to Increase Accessibility of Regional Air Travel

Most Americans have one affordable option for trips between 50 and 500 miles – the road trip. Commercial air travel doesn’t always directly serve local communities, making for a time-consuming and frequently frustrating travel experience. America is home to more than 5,000 airports, yet just 30 of these airports serve

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NASA Microphone Detects Turbulence Hundreds of Miles Away

Whether it’s in the wake vortex of airplanes taking off or in seemingly calm air, there are few issues more meddlesome to flight than turbulence. Not only can these “horizontal tornadoes” make air travel uncomfortable and possibly dangerous, but attempts to avoid them can consume large amounts of fuel. Researchers

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No UAV Challenge events in 2021

We are sad to report that there will be no UAV Challenge events held in 2021 due to the ongoing issues brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is still very uncertain when quarantine-free international travel into Australia will recommence and when Australian high-schools will allow interstate trips for their

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Skyfront Drone Sets Endurance Record of 13 hours, 4 minutes and Distance Record of 205 miles

Skyfront, a manufacturer of long endurance gasoline-electric hybrid drones, broke the multirotor drone flight time record by staying airborne for 13 hours and 4 minutes and traveling a distance of 205 miles. The world record-breaking flight was achieved by the lightweight, powerful, and efficient Skyfront Perimeter 8—the company’s most advanced

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Drone Tour of Porsche Museum in Stuttgart

In 2020, the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany was forced to close its doors to visitors. It reopened last May and meanwhile has been obliged to close again, but it will reopen on March 9. For those who won’t be able to visit due to travel restrictions, Porsche has provided

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Skyports – Head of Infrastructure Technology

Skyports, established in 2017, is the leading owner and operator of vertiports for the emerging Advanced Air Mobility industry (AAM). Vertiports are the enabling landing infrastructure to allow for the operation of Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, which are revolutionizing passenger travel and cargo logistics around the world.

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