Tagged: Multi-Rotor

Fruity Chutes SATS-MINI Update Solves for Fixed-Wing and VTOL

Fruity Chutes has released the 1.2.1 update for the Sentinel Automatic Trigger System (SATS-MINI), a safety device that detects when a UAV fails and triggers the parachute to deploy. Unlike other automatic trigger systems (ATS) which are onlyoptimized for multicopter applications, the SATS-MINI update adds support for fixed-wing and VTOL

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Universal UAV Optimized for Payload and Distance

The FIXAR drone from Latvia claims to outperform other models in its class in both payload capacity and distance coverage. The hybrid patented design combines the best elements of drones on the market – it provides the take-off and landing maneuverability of multirotor drones, and the increased payload and endurance

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Drone Package Delivery Market worth $39,013 million by 2030 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets

According to the new market research report “Drone Package Delivery Market by Solution (Platform, Infrastructure, Software, Service), Type (Fixed-Wing, Multirotor, Hybrid) Range (Short 25 km), Package Size ( 5Kg), Duration, End Use, Region- Global Forecast to 2030”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Drone Package Delivery

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Silicon Valley Skyfront Drone Flies Sunrise to Sunset for New Flight Record

Flying from sunrise to sunset, the Skyfront Perimeter 8 gasoline-electric hybrid drone flew 205 miles, setting the record for longest drone multirotor flight ever recorded The world record-breaking flight was achieved by the lightweight, powerful, and efficient Skyfront Perimeter 8—the company’s most advanced eight rotor drone designed to meet and

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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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Seamless FPV Video Though Bryant-Lake Bowling Alley

Filmmakers and drone pilots, Jay Christensen and Anthony Jaska of Rally Studios, created this 90-second-long video to showcase their skills flying a drone seamlessly through the Bryant Lake Bowl and Theater in Minnesota, USA. To achieve this result, they used an FPV Cinewhoop quadcopter. Cinewhoops are drones specifically designed for

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How to keep drones flying when a motor fails

Zurich, Switzerland (SPX) Feb 24, 2021 –

As anxious passengers are often reassured, commercial aircrafts can easily continue to fly even if one of the engines stops working. But for drones with four propellers – also known as quadcopters – the failure of one motor is a bigger problem. With only

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ZALA AERO GROUP Launches ZALA VTOL UAS at IDEX 2021

ZALA AERO GROUP unveiled a new hybrid unmanned system ZALA VTOL at the IDEX 2021 International Defense Industry Exhibition and Conference, which opened on February 21st in Abu Dhabi. The unique system combines the best qualities of fixed-wing and multirotor types of UAVs and can change the configuration depending on

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Indian Defence unit procures multi-rotor drones.

One of the Indian Defence units procures a few sets of multi rotor drones from Johnnette Technologies, an Indian Drone manufacturer. Indian brands have been following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘vocal for local’ or localisation vision for a while now. Emphasising on a self-reliant, or ‘aatmanirbhar’, India, the government

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Zenith Aerotech Tethered Drone with Radar, Networking Radio, and EO/IR Camera

Zenith AeroTech has announced that it has integrated an advanced flight radar, gimbaled EO/IR camera, and mobile ad hoc networking radio on the company’s Quad 8 tethered mid-range, unmanned aircraft system (sUAS). The engineering work, which was done at the behest of an unnamed Federal customer, demonstrates how the long-endurance,

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Zenith Aerotech mounts radar, networking radio, and EO/IR camera on small, tethered drone

Integration demonstrates versatility of long-endurance, heavy-lift, readily deployable Quad 8 AFTON, VA: — Zenith AeroTech announced today that it has integrated an advanced flight radar, gimbaled EO/IR camera, and mobile ad hoc networking radio on the company’s Quad 8 tethered mid-range, unmanned aircraft system (sUAS). The engineering work, which was

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ADAC Air Rescue Reserves Two VoloCity eVTOLS

Volocopter and ADAC Luftrettung announced that ADAC Luftrettung has reserved two VoloCity electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. After publishing the results of the world’s first feasibility study about piloted multicopter use in rescue services, ADAC Luftrettung has invested in a reservation for two VoloCitys to prepare for operational

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Army looks to improve quadrotor drone performance

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (SPX) Dec 14, 2020 –

When an aircraft veers upwards too much, the decrease in lift and increase in drag may cause the vehicle to suddenly plummet. Known as a stall, this phenomenon has prompted many drone manufacturers to err on the side of extreme caution when

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PhoneQuad Drone – The Hovering ‘Selfie Stick’

Startup LeshTronix Drone Systems , headquartered in Westchester County, NY., has designed a Hovering Smartphone Case. The company recently announced the conceptual launch of PhoneQuad, a hovering phone case that—once developed using proprietary drone hardware and software—will allow users to take photos hands free while PhoneQuad stays aloft. The quad-rotor

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Grippers Enable Micro Aerial Vehicles to ‘Perch’

A team of engineers at Colorado State University have designed a ‘gripper’ mechanism that allows MAVs to ‘perch’, rather than hover, in order to economise battery power. Micro aerial vehicles (MAV) with multiple rotors, or multicopters, have many promising applications ranging from environmental monitoring, agricultural inspection, to package delivery. These

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Saxon Inspector UAS, the most advanced solution in America

The Saxon Inspector Drone is an evolutionary aircraft that has proven itself in many parts of the world. Our Y6 design allows the aircraft to perform more efficiently and handle more harsh weather conditions than most multicopters in the market today. The Inspector UAS is constructed of aircraft aluminum, reinforced

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