Tagged: Travel

Hezbollah’s Drone Museum

The Mleeta Resistance Tourist Landmark, also called the Mleeta Museum for Resistance Tourism, is widely referred to as the ‘Hezbollah Museum’. It now displays a ‘squadron’ of drones used by Hezbollah during the Zionist war against Lebanon in 2006 and during the anti-Islamic State campaign on the Lebanon-Syria border in

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Drone Delivery Canada Receives Approvals to Start Testing its 50 lbs Cargo Delivery Drone – The Falcon

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT,OTC: TAKOF), is pleased to announce that it has commenced testing its newest cargo delivery drone, ‘The Falcon’ with a lifting capability of 50 pounds of payload and a travel range of 60km. “In response to market demand driven by the burgeoning e-commerce

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Ontario Police Use Drones for Snowmobiling Safety

The Ontario Provincial Police is now utilizing drones and aircraft to enforce safe snowmobiling after a spike in fatalities last year and a half-dozen deaths already this winter. Provincial police are “dismayed by the recurring causal factors in snowmobiler deaths, most notably, those that stem from snowmobilers travelling on

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Drones Shut Down Gatwick Airport

British police say two people were arrested early Saturday morning for suspected “criminal use of drones’” in the Gatwick Airport case that has created nightmarish holiday travel delays for tens of thousands of passengers.

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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