Tagged: Travel

Flying Legends Airshow – The Balbo

This is a film about The Balbo (large formation) featuring THIRTY warbirds at the Flying Legends Airshow at Duxford. An incredible sight and sound that people travel from around the world to see. The 2020 Flying Legends Airshow, IWM Duxford has been cancelled due to Corona-virus (COVID-19). In line with

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P-51 Mustang Flies Low Along a Canal

A brief clip from the famous Breitling Fighters trip to Yverdon, this time it’s Nigel Lamb flying the Mustang down the canal. Watch the whole film at WingsTV.co.uk Online Channel WingsTV.co.uk features more than 70 hours of Airshow Films including 14 FULL Flying Legends Airshow Films and 4 RIAT Films

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FPV US Ski Trip

Nicolas Gaillard’s latest FPV edit is four minutes of exceptional drone work. Nicolas says: For those of you who know me, you know how much I love skiing. So when freeski legend Richard Permin called me to come shoot with my FPV drone on a ski trip in the US,

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EHang and LN Holdings Open World’s First ‘UAM’ Theme Hotel

EHang Holdings Limited announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with LN Holdings, a Shenzhen-listed tourism platform company, to further commercialize its AAVs by integrating Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) solutions into the latter’s hotel/tourism businesses. This collaboration will not only broaden the use cases for AAVs, but will also

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KlauPPK Changes the Regulations on GCPs in Japan

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism have re-written their UAV capture specifications based on results using KlauPPK technology. The “Guideline for work-type management using aerial photogrammetry (earthwork)” specifies the procedures to be used to perform aerial surveys. Until now, surveyors were required to “set up control points every

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Boeing Joins UK CAA’s Innovation Sandbox

Boeing and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) as part of the CAA’s Innovation Sandbox project. The Innovation Sandbox is intended to help foster collaboration between industry and regulators, with the goal of shaping future regulation of the aviation and travel industries in

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XPONENTIAL 2020, Oct 5-8 in Dallas

As restrictions on travel and meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic are anticipated to remain in place during the summer, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is confirming the postponement of AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 to Oct. 5 to 8, and moving the trade show to Dallas.

AUVSI based its

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ConnexiCore Is Supporting Construction Project Safety by Utilizing Drones for Social Distancing

While the coronavirus pandemic has completely halted progress for many industries, ConnexiCore is helping construction companies find ways to leverage drone technology while protecting the safety of their teams. Various stakeholders typically visit job sites on a regular basis to conduct inspections and evaluations. Though travel restrictions and social distancing

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Threod Systems eVTOL online Factory Tour

Threod Systems is concerned with the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), and showing the utmost care for the safety of our customers and workers. In cooperation with our customers we have canceled all the demonstration flights as well as all visits and travels. Recently we have successfully conducted our first

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NASA Drops ‘Urban’ for ‘Advanced’ Air Mobility

NASA’s aeronautical innovators are embracing a more inclusive vision for the future of air travel in at least one major research area, and the terminology they will use from now on will reflect that more comprehensive view of what’s on the horizon. Bottom line: The thinking on Urban Air Mobility

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Drone Delivery Canada unveils Robin XL

Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC’ or the ‘Company’ ((TSX.V:FLT, OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce that it will begin testing of its Robin XL (Robin). The Robin has a lifting capability of 25lbs of payload, a travel range of 60km and is designed for harsher climates. The Robin XL is larger

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DHS Chooses DFW Airport as Field Site for UAS Safety Procedures

The growing use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and their unauthorized operation near airports poses a potential serious threat to airports and the traveling public. Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport is recognized as an industry leader in working toward innovative technological solutions to detect and respond to unauthorized UAS

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Flying Cruise Ships: What Happened to Giant Airships?

With amenities like piano lounges, dining rooms and private staterooms, airships were a luxurious and relaxed way to travel the world. 80 years ago, airships like the Hindenburg were more like flying cruise ships than conventional aircraft. They would fly so smoothly, you could balance a pencil on its end

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Geely Tail Speeding TF-2A

2019 is an important year for Geely’s “integrated world” three-dimensional smart travel ecology to advance steadily. After the wholly-owned acquisition of American Taili Speed ​​in 2017, Geely quickly established the TaiLi Speed ​​China R & D team to carry out independent research and development and industry layout of urban air

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Drones, targeted killing and the Soleimani Strike

A week ago, a US air strike that officials (speaking off-the-record) acknowledged was carried out by a Reaper drone, killed senior Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and up to 10 others, travelling in a two-car convoy outside Baghdad airport. The targeted killing of a senior Iranian military officer sent shock waves

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Skyryse Reveals the Skyryse Flight Stack, a First-of-its-Kind Automation Platform to Make Urban Air Travel Mainstream

Skyryse, a transportation company, today unveiled the Skyryse Flight Stack, a suite of automation technologies that will help the company make safe urban flight mainstream. The Skyryse Flight Stack comprises technology that automates flight in FAA-approved helicopters, safety and communication systems, and a network of smart helipads to ultimately create

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Photo Competition: Postcards from the Trafalgar Way

Attention all UK residents! This competition seems tailor made for aerial drone shots, and you could win up to £1000, travel to London for a special ceremony, be part of a travelling exhibition and be awarded a whole host of other exciting prizes! The Trafalgar Way is Britain’s first national

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The First Jet Airliner: De Havilland Comet Story

Air travel before the Jet Age wasn’t always glamorous. The relentless noise and vibration from a piston powered propeller aircraft often made long flights even more exhausting. Most aircraft also couldn’t fly high enough to avoid bad weather, so air sickness was more common. After World War Two, as part

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Dangerous Reputation – The DC-10 Story

The DC-10’s story begins in the early 1970’s, at a pivotal time when air travel was undergoing a revolution. A new generation of wide-body airliners like the Boeing 747 introduced for 1970’s increased passenger capacity at a time when air travel was becoming more affordable. In 1971, McDonnell Douglas introduced

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Czech Castles & Fairy Towns

I never considered the Czech Republic as a travel destination when searching for new and exciting places to visit. Yet, when my girlfriend decided she wanted to celebrate a big birthday on a National Geographic Vienna to Prague Hiking Adventure trip through the Czech Republic, I was amenable. Little did

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Uber Eats Takes Off

Check out the new drone Uber Eats will be flying in official test runs in 2020! The six rotors can change position for vertical takeoffs and landings and can carry meals for up two people. Its battery can handle a 12-mile round trip, about an 18-minute flight. <a target="_blank" href="https://www.uber.com/" target="_blank"

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