What the eVTOL industry can learn from helicopters, a counter-unmanned aircraft missile/drone, a birthday drone light show, saving lives with a drone, fused sensor data across manned and unmanned aircraft, and getting the most from the DJI Mavic 3 drone. UAV News 5 Lessons eVTOL Can Learn from Legacy Helicopter Airlines We see what the emerging eVTOL industry can learn from the history of helicopter airlines: safety first, encouraging public acceptance, keeping a critical...
Published 01/14/22
Published 01/14/22
RaceDayQuads v. FAA and the Remote ID rule, drones for law enforcement and telehealth, Russian attack drones and drones that recharge from power lines, a DARPA program for underwater drones, and finding lost hikers. UAV News D.C. Circuit May Blow Up the Remote Identification Rule for Drones Oral arguments were heard in the RaceDayQuads v. FAA case where the FAA’s remote identification (RID) rule is being challenged. In brief, the RID rule applies to small drones...
Published 01/07/22
Measuring drone kinetic energy, Dedrone funding, endangered heritage sites, heavy-lift multirotors, MQ-25 tests, the next Reaper, FAA grant for UAS training, drone swarms harass Navy.
Published 12/24/21
Silent Arrow guided cargo delivery drone, best cities for flying a drone, bringing power to those without, sailing the Gulf Stream, airline plans drone delivery, rogue drone, DJI end of support.
Published 12/17/21
A perching drone, connecting communities with drones, photography drones, vaccination deliveries, combat drones, law enforcement, Airmap acquires DroneUp, NOTAMs and drones.
Published 12/10/21
FAA 12 Days of Drones campaign, dangers to aircraft, local drone rule injunctions, Sony video drone, long-endurance electric solar drone, amphibious drone tanker, Navy drone hub.
Published 12/03/21
Personal eVTOL, military delivery and resupply drones, drones on construction sites, UAS support for hypersonic testing, weaponized drones, carrying contraband, and drone video evidence in a criminal case.
Published 11/19/21
Where to get Hydrogen for fuel cells, Boeing loyal wingman milestone, new drone rules for Oregon, Gremlins snatched in mid-air, drone attack on the U.S. power grid, and Black Friday drone deals.
Published 11/12/21
Hunting with drones and the fair chase concept, autonomous agile flight, thermal mapping to reduce building heat loss, Trick or Treat, the delivery drone hold-up, UAS over wildfires, and a LAANC update. UAV News Outdoors in Maine: Drones in the woods, and the ethical debate over whether they belong The law in Maine says hunters cannot use drones to locate game. According to Title 12 Section 11216 Hunting with aid of aircraft, “A person on the ground or airborne may not...
Published 11/05/21
Airport UAS threats, snooping by drone, AUVSI XCELLENCE awards, construction industry issues, healthcare projects, more cargo drones, Boeing Loyal Wingman production site.
Published 09/24/21
Heavy-lift UAS, NOAA data collection, motorsports coverage, delivery drones and bad weather, DRL sponsorship, VTOL collaboration, smuggling contraband, Volocopter, batteries, Drone Safety Awareness Week.
Published 09/17/21
Commaris VTOL UAV for commercial operations, hazmat responders, QF-16 target drones, endangered porpoises, US Navy repels drones, AT&T COWs, India drone rules.
Published 09/10/21
Tactical beyond visual line of sight waivers, 100,000 Wing deliveries in Australia, Starlink for military maritime drones, Mavic 3 leaked, measuring the wind, a drone services partnership, history of drones in Southeast Asia.
Published 09/03/21
Dr. Wendy A. Okolo explains NASA’s System-Wide Safety project that is focused on safe operations of unmanned vehicles in the National Airspace System.
Published 08/27/21
T-Mobile low latency 5G drone, high speed UAVs that crash less often, solar-powered UAV, first responder drone of choice, patrolling the beach with drones, marketing real estate with drone videos.
Published 08/13/21
Interactive UAS incident map, airspace coordinator and archaeologists, drone swarm sniffs out gas leaks, X-56B UAV destroyed, making drones quiet, AI drones that find meteorites.
Published 07/16/21
Google OpenSky app, collecting water samples, cellular command and control, Zipline investment, Skyborg’s second autonomous flight, integrating drones with warehouses, an interview with Robotic Skies.
Published 07/02/21
Open source drones, drones that reduce noise, ground-vehicle drone launches, COPA drone membership program, law enforcement drones, tern tracking, bio-inspired UAV, some DJI drones government approved, air-to-air refueling.
Published 06/12/21
MissionGO describes the unique challenges of human organ delivery with UAS and the benefits to the medical community.
Published 06/04/21
Drone soccer in North America, heavy lift unmanned rotorcraft, attritable, an invisible UAV, military drone ground station, the sound of flight on Mars, avigation easements, drone aircraft carrier, Chicago’s secret drone program.
Published 05/14/21
NASA/FAA ASRS safety reporting system extended to UAS operators, autonomy Level 4 drone, learning from dragonflies, triple-drop drone, ADS-B solution for UAVs, groceries delivered in Ohio, virtual UAS Symposium.
Published 05/07/21
Interview with drone light show producer Great Lakes Drone Company. Also, augmented reality controlled UAVs, drones locate trash, Wing to expand drone deliveries, QR codes in the sky, a drone that launches a drone.
Published 04/30/21
A LiDAR specialist explains how UAV sensor data can be used to create engineering-grade topographic and topo-bathymetric products, as well as RGB, thermal, multispectral, and hyperspectral images.
Published 04/16/21
Detect and avoid capability for unpiloted aircraft is discussed with the CEO of Iris Automation.
Published 04/09/21