Tagged: Travel

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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High-Speed Mapping for High-Speed Rail

The California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) is planning the first dedicated high-speed rail system in the U.S. When completed, it will enable passengers to travel from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, at speeds greater than 200 mph. Two segments of high-speed right-of-way that need to

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Chinese drones slink into North Korean arsenal

Shenyang, China (AFP) March 9, 2018 –

Wang Dewen’s daughter-in-law says the Chinese businessman could be dead. His wife claims he is travelling. But they are sure of one thing: he is definitely not working in North Korea.

At least that is what AFP was told during a visit to the

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Cross an Airplane With a Submarine

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft that is capable of traveling both through the air and under the water – transitioning repeatedly between sky and sea. The EagleRay XAV, which was developed with funding and assistance from Teledyne Scientific, holds promise for use in

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Programming drones to fly in the face of uncertainty

Boston MA (SPX) Feb 13, 2018 –

Companies like Amazon have big ideas for drones that can deliver packages right to your door. But, even putting aside the policy issues, programming drones to fly through cluttered spaces like cities is difficult. Being able to avoid obstacles while traveling at high speeds

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Raptor 300 Inc – AGRAS, M600 operators wanted

Are you looking for an exotic adventure in flying drones? Imagine working in the mountains of a tropical island oasis? Travel, lodging, meals all provided for plus a paycheck? This just might be for you then! We have been contracted for over 20,000 hectares of coverage to start and need

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Could Robotic Birds Lead to Safer Air Travel?

The bird, apparently a female falcon, wheels into view 100 feet over Edmonton International Airport, flapping her wings — hunting behavior. She pursues a flock of starlings, which scatter into the safety of the woods. The falcon is majestic, graceful and resolute. She is also a machine — a battery,

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The Difference Between Analog and HD (digital) Transmission (Drone Quick Tip)

FPV pilots often favor analog systems for their zero-latency signal transmission. Analog inherently comes without latency issues— its transmission travels at the speed of light. With the increased public interest in FPV racing, however, problems have arisen. When racing in the vicinity of other pilots who are transmitting analog signals

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ALPA Highlights FAA Study Underscoring Danger from Unsafe UAS

Congress Must Protect the Traveling Public by Allowing FAA to Regulate Hobby Drones WASHINGTON––Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement regarding this week’s findings from a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) directed study that unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) may damage aircraft more

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