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Iran unveils underground drone base

Tehran (AFP) May 28, 2022 –

Iranian state television on Saturday broadcast footage of an air force base for drones under the Zagros mountain range in the west of the country.

The exact location of the base was not revealed, although the TV reporter said he travelled on a helicopter for

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Iranian Army Reveals Underground Drone Site

Iranian state television on Saturday broadcast footage of an air force base for drones under the Zagros mountain range in the west of the country. The exact location of the base was not revealed, although the TV reporter said he travelled on a helicopter for nearly 40 minutes from the

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Safe flying with drones: Austro Control and Frequentis launch traffic management system for drones

The number of drones in Austrian airspace is ever increasing. To ensure that drones continue to travel safely in the future, dedicated traffic management systems with automated solutions are needed. Austro Control is relying on the development of a UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) system with Frequentis. The cooperation is the

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Tourist Crashes Drone into Rome Landmark

Italian police sanctioned a tourist who crashed his drone into the roof of Palazzo Venezia in the heart of Rome on Saturday. The tourist, a 39-year-old man from Argentina, had been piloting the drone without permission in Piazza Venezia when he lost control of the device. Security guards recovered the

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Avolon and Gözen Holding form a partnership to commercialise zero-emissions eVTOL travel in Turkey

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces that Gözen Holding, one of Turkey’s leading aviation conglomerates and owner of Freebird Airlines, has committed to purchase or lease up to 50 VX4 eVTOL aircraft from Avolon, with the option to purchase or lease up to 50 additional aircraft. As a result

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How I Passed the Part 107 Knowledge Test

I have been retired from a great career field for eight years now and my wife and I sold our house, bought a large Class A RV and we travel the country visiting grandchildren, and seeing the wonderful natural and historical sites of the United States. Quite pleasurable and

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MARSS Launches New C-UAS Interceptor System

UK technology firm MARSS launched a new counter unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) technology at the World Defense Show in Riyadh on 6 March, featuring a reusable, electrically powered interceptor. The system utilises a vertically launched electrically powered air vehicle that has a wingspan of around 90 centimetres, and can travel

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Which ND Filters Are Best for DJI Mini 2?

Maybe you’ve never heard of ND filters if you’re new to the exciting world of drones. After all, the majority of individuals get into this as a hobby. Some are in it for the flying experience, while others just want to capture a few shots of their vacation. If you

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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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