Red Cat partners with Skypersonic Completes Long Distance Drone Flight Remotely

Red Cat Holdings, Inc., a leading brand in the drone industry, announced that Fat Shark, a wholly owned subsidiary, had partnered with Skypersonic, the manufacturer of the Skycopter UAV, to complete a long distance drone flight remotely.  The flight consisted of a pilot, located in Orlando, Florida, controlling a drone flying in Detroit, Michigan.  The flight integrated […]

Verizon, UPS, and Skyward announce connected drone delivery at CES 2021

Skyward, A Verizon company, and UPS Flight Forward today announced collaborative efforts to deliver retail products with drones connected to Verizon 4G LTE, as well as 5G testing and integration for delivery. The companies aim to deliver retail products via connected drones at The Villages in Florida. “We will need the ability to manage and […]

Sony’s Airpeak Drone Unveiled to the Public

Sony Corporation (“Sony”) has unveiled the Airpeak aircraft at CES2021 as part of its drone project in the area of AI robotics. Sony launched the Airpeak brand with the goal to further develop today’s drone technology while achieving the utmost in value creation. As the first phase of this project, Sony will launch a new […]

HEISHA Launches User-friendly Drone-in-the-box Solution

HEISHA, the leading provider of autonomous drone charging stations in the world, as launched DNEST—its newest and smallest charging station—together with a global call for exclusive partners. With a size of 1 cubic meter, and weighing less than 40 kilograms, DNEST makes it easy to deploy in the garden or on a roof. Unlike other […]

Skydio CEO Adam Bry Appointed to the FAA Drone Advisory Committee

Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and world leader in autonomous flight, today announced that Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has appointed Adam Bry, the Co-Founder and CEO of Skydio, to serve a two-year term on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee (DAC). Adam’s appointment comes at a critical time for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry as […]

Draganfly Issued New Delivery Drone Patent

Draganfly Inc. , an award-winning, industry-leading manufacturer and systems developer, is pleased to announce the awarding of a new patent for a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) cargo delivery drone with variable center of gravity. The design is ideal for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) and for transporting goods in hard to reach areas […]

Fruity Chutes Parachute Release Protects Drones from Ground Damage

Fruity Chutes, a manufacturer of recovery systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), has launched the Raven On-Landing Parachute Release (ROPR), a patent pending device that allows a parachute to be automatically released from a payload upon landing. This mitigates potential damage caused by wind that could otherwise drag a valuable payload after landing. Unlike other […]

New Members Appointed to the Drone Advisory Committee

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced new appointments to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee or DAC. “The Drone Advisory Committee is key to helping the FAA keep pace with innovation while protecting safety,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. Members are executives who represent a variety of unmanned aircraft systems […]

Malaysian team turns pineapple waste into disposable drone parts

Malaysian researchers have developed a method to transform the fibre found in normally discarded pineapple leaves to make a strong material that can be used to build the frames for unmanned aircraft, or drones. The project, headed by Professor Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan at Malaysia’s Putra University, has been trying to find sustainable uses for […]