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North Dakota selects Thales as long-term partner in Vantis BVLOS drone network

After years of preparatory work together, French aviation, defense, and communication giant Thales has been selected as a long-term systems integration partner for North Dakota’s beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone network, Vantis. more… The post North Dakota selects Thales as long-term partner in Vantis BVLOS drone network appeared first on DroneDJ.

By |2021-10-17T22:25:19+00:00October 17th, 2021|News|

It flies: Volocopter drone takes off in public for the first time

Germany-based urban air mobility solutions (UAM) company Volocopter has successfully completed the first public flight demonstration of its electric heavy-lift drone, VoloDrone. The three-minute test flight was planned in collaboration with logistics company DB Schenker to showcase how delivery drones can be integrated into the logistics supply chain for end-to-end cargo transport. more… The post [...]

By |2021-10-17T22:25:19+00:00October 17th, 2021|News|

Lungs take flight as delivery drone creates medical history

Almost 38 years ago, the world’s first successful lung transplant was performed at Canada’s Toronto General Hospital. Now, that same hospital has become part of a new chapter in medical history by receiving the world’s first set of lungs to be delivered via a drone. more… The post Lungs take flight as delivery drone creates [...]

By |2021-10-17T22:25:18+00:00October 17th, 2021|News|

ASTM wrote to the FAA complaining about RID GPS requirements in June 2021

The tip line has produced quite a scoop, two, in fact, a letter from the chair of the RID ASTM working group Gabriel Cox to the FAA telling them that the required GPS z-axis accuracy for the pilot’s/operator location, generally derived from their smartphone is difficult to achieve and one referencing that letter and giving [...]

By |2021-10-17T22:25:17+00:00October 17th, 2021|News|

The Drone Racing League and Draganfly Launch Multi-Year Partnership and Innovation Lab

Draganfly, a global UAV leader, partners with DRL to advance drone racing and humanitarian aid through new groundbreaking technology NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, the Drone Racing League (DRL), the world’s premier, professional drone racing property, and Draganfly Inc. (NASDAQ: DPRO; CSE: DPRO; FSE: 3U8), an award-winning, industry-leading drone solutions and systems developer, announced a multi-year partnership. The [...]

By |2021-10-17T22:25:17+00:00October 17th, 2021|News|

Mynaric and H3 HATS detail successes with world’s first industrialized optical communications terminal for airborne applications

Mynaric and H3 HATS today announced the successful start of a joint demonstration campaign to showcase laser communication capabilities for high-altitude long endurance aircraft using industrialized optical communications terminals. Initial flights of the campaign demonstrated key performance criteria of Mynaric’s HAWK product currently in pre-series production onboard one of H3 HATS’ aircraft. Where previous tests [...]

By |2021-10-17T22:25:16+00:00October 17th, 2021|News|

NASA, ULA Launch Lucy Mission to ‘Fossils’ of Planet Formation – NASA

By |2021-10-17T22:25:15+00:00October 17th, 2021|News|

Smart Farming With Drones and AI

FlyNex and Pheno-Inspect combine their solutions to digitalize and automatize work processes in agriculture. AI-based image capturing with drones and analysis open up new opportunities for sustainable, digital farming with a simultaneous increase of yields. Hamburg, Within the next months, as the soil gets cooler and the air gets humid, plant diseases and pest plants [...]

By |2021-10-17T22:25:15+00:00October 17th, 2021|News|
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