Tagged: Travel

TeamUAV – UK RPAS Operator

£22’500 – £27’500 basic salary depending on experience + bonus package for on target earnings of £35’000 – £40’000 pa Six month position – possibility of extension 20 days holiday + bank holidays Great UK & Occasional overseas travel Generous bonus scheme Work from home on none flying days Access

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NASA Seeks to Increase Accessibility of Regional Air Travel

Most Americans have one affordable option for trips between 50 and 500 miles – the road trip. Commercial air travel doesn’t always directly serve local communities, making for a time-consuming and frequently frustrating travel experience. America is home to more than 5,000 airports, yet just 30 of these airports serve

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NASA Microphone Detects Turbulence Hundreds of Miles Away

Whether it’s in the wake vortex of airplanes taking off or in seemingly calm air, there are few issues more meddlesome to flight than turbulence. Not only can these “horizontal tornadoes” make air travel uncomfortable and possibly dangerous, but attempts to avoid them can consume large amounts of fuel. Researchers

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No UAV Challenge events in 2021

We are sad to report that there will be no UAV Challenge events held in 2021 due to the ongoing issues brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is still very uncertain when quarantine-free international travel into Australia will recommence and when Australian high-schools will allow interstate trips for their

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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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Drone Tour of Porsche Museum in Stuttgart

In 2020, the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany was forced to close its doors to visitors. It reopened last May and meanwhile has been obliged to close again, but it will reopen on March 9. For those who won’t be able to visit due to travel restrictions, Porsche has provided

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Skyports – Head of Infrastructure Technology

Skyports, established in 2017, is the leading owner and operator of vertiports for the emerging Advanced Air Mobility industry (AAM). Vertiports are the enabling landing infrastructure to allow for the operation of Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, which are revolutionizing passenger travel and cargo logistics around the world.

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EHang to Provide UAM Services in Hengqin New Area in Zhuhai, China

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced strategic partnerships with Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Pan-Tourism Development Co., Ltd., Zhuhai Huafa Sports Operations Management Co., Ltd. and Flying World (Zhuhai) Technology Co., Ltd. to jointly initiate Urban Air

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EHang Launches Aerial Tourism Services in China

EHang Holdings Limited has announced the launch of its own autonomous urban air mobility services with its strategic partner Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited, an HKEX-listed real estate company. The trial services include an aerial sightseeing program and aerial media shows, which will be rolled out in the partner’s tourism

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EHang Launches Aerial Tourism Services with Strategic Partner Greenland Hong Kong

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading autonomous aerial vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced the launch of its own autonomous urban air mobility (“UAM”) services with its strategic partner Greenland Hong Kong Holdings Limited (SEHK: 00337) (“Greenland Hong Kong”), an HKEX-listed real estate company.

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Dr Ryan Starkey: Developing Supersonic Drone

Written By: Ari Sandberg, Intern For a man with a speciality in hypersonic aircraft systems, it is no surprise that Dr. Ryan Starkey “likes to go fast.” However, Dr. Starkey’s efforts to develop a drone, known as GoJett, that can travel at mach 1.4 (over 1,000 mph) is much less

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TC/DC

I don’t get why people, aka “drone experts, and visionaries” fall for these FAA rusesagain and again. In my estimation, this effort is another iteration of an expensive andtime-consuming industry trip down the rabbit hole. I know what you’re thinking,that Egan guy is such a bring-down when he starts with

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Our mission is to turn flygskam into Flugvergnügen

Aeroplanes dominate long-distance transportation, but automobiles are used for most travel less than 500 miles. It takes too long to get to an airport. It takes too long to get through an airport. And now there’s the flygskam movement – flight shaming – aimed at noise and emissions.

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Drone Deliveries for UK’s Rural Towns ?

What will the future of transport look like? The UK Government is seeking views on how digital innovation can help people to plan, book and pay for travel. Drone deliveries and digital mapping for easy-to-access walking and cycling routes could soon be a reality for people living in rural areas

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UAS Students Gain Hands-on Experience Working on Sea Turtle Conservation Project

Melanie Azam Embry-Riddle student Andres Larrota was disappointed when his study-abroad trip was cancelled, due to the current coronavirus pandemic. He had hoped to apply his classroom knowledge of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to document cultural sites in the Balkan Peninsula. While he missed the opportunity to travel overseas,

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SCHIEBEL Operator/Pilot

SCHIEBEL is looking to hire highly motivated UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) Operator/Pilot to support our worldwide CAMCOPTER® S-100 operations. At SCHIEBEL, we are increasing our global operations. Thus, we are looking for highly motivated CAMCOPTER® S-100 Operator/Pilots who are willing to travel for long-term deployments and reinforce our teams worldwide.

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US Navy Aviators Train MQ-25 Operations

U.S. Navy aviators are already learning how to “fly” the MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueller before the first air vehicle comes off the production line. Four Navy air vehicle operators (AVOs) from VX-23, the Navy’s developmental test squadron, and VX-1, the operational test squadron, recently traveled to Boeing’s St. Louis facility

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5GEN Aerial Target Drone Ready for First Flight

The Fifth Generation Aerial Target will take its first flight later this month at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, following nearly flawless completion of ground-based testing in September. After a multi-month delay due to travel restrictions, 5GAT finished a battery of ground test events at Michael Army Airfield on September 18.

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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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