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ParaZero Drone Safety Solutions Mitigate Flight Risks over Populated Areas

ParaZero Drone Safety Solutions Mitigate Flight Risks over Populated Areas

At the recent Xponential 2022 trade show in Orlando, FL, Doosan, a South Korean UAV firm, was showing the extended flight times provided by hydrogen power systems. Doosan included a ParaZero safety system in its exhibit. ParaZero addresses the need to design drones that can safely fly over populations and infrastructure. ParaZero Drone Safety Solutions […]
Purdue to offer drone-delivery at games

Purdue to offer drone-delivery at games

Purdue Athletics has collaborated with hospitality partner Levy, Levy’s innovation studio, DBK Studio, Chicago-based Valqari, and USOG to pilot the first drone-delivered food and beverage service at a sports & entertainment venue. The pilot took place from Wednesday, April 27th through Saturday, April 30th at Alexander Field, home of Purdue Baseball, leading up to and […]

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Percepto Monitors Florida Power Grid

Percepto Monitors Florida Power Grid

Percepto, pioneering autonomous inspection by industrial robotics, today announced it will deploy autonomous drones to monitor Florida Power & Light’s substations and power distribution grids across the state. The first electric utility to deploy drone-in-a-box (DIB) technology statewide, the arrangement represents the largest commercial autonomous drone project in the world. It’s also the first operation […]
Offshore Deliveries

Offshore Deliveries

German logistics and aviation holding Zeitfracht Group and its subsidiary German Airways will be among the first companies worldwide to commercially deploy drones in logistics. In a joint letter of intent with the German manufacturer Wingcopter, the companies have agreed to purchase 17 Wingcopter 198 delivery drones and acquire options to order an additional 115 […]

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Necessity & Innovation: Autel Drones on the Front Line

Necessity & Innovation: Autel Drones on the Front Line

Many drones are designed for warfare. This one was not. The video posted on Facebook ended with an unforgettable pose. One man held an AK-style rifle, another made heart hands toward the camera, the man in the middle flashed a thumbs-up while holding an EVO II Pro in his other hand. The bright orange fuselage […]
Drone on the Range – Flying at a UAS test site

Drone on the Range – Flying at a UAS test site

At most airports, if you walk out onto the tarmac carrying a drone, about the best you can hope for is to be asked, “What do you think you’re doing here?” At Eastern Oregon Regional Airport, however, they ask a different question, “How can we help?” That’s because Eastern Oregon Regional Airport (PDT) is home […]

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Drone News | UAS | Drone Racing | Aerial Photos & Videos | Public Safety Drones — DRONERESPONDERS Survey Results

Public Safety Drones — DRONERESPONDERS Survey Results

There has been a fundamental change in the relationship between drones and public safety, according to Charles Werner — and he would know. Having spent 45 years in the fire service, he retired as the fire chief for Charlottesville, Virginia, and went on to establish and lead DRONERESPONDERS, a global alliance of emergency-response agencies with […]
Mission to Mars – NASA’s high-tech RC helicopter

Mission to Mars – NASA’s high-tech RC helicopter

The success of Ingenuity, otherwise known as the “Mars helicopter,” has united the world in celebration of a unique event in the history of aviation: the first powered flight by an aircraft on another world. Even the staid International Civil Aeronautics Organization got in on the act, designating the bare patch of Martian soil where […]

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Counting Penguins

Counting Penguins

Counting penguins is harder than it sounds. With freezing rain, snow, and chilling winds that limit the flight windows for the surveys, it takes scientists using three full days to map the location of 300,000 nesting pairs of Adélie penguins on Antarctica’s Cape Crozier. Now, UgCS software by SPH Engineering has helped scientists to cut […]
Getting Started in Drone Photography

Getting Started in Drone Photography

In this article, I’ll share with you some of my experiences doing drone photography with my new flying camera. I learned on a DJI Mavic Pro, but the principles here apply to any newer camera drone as well. You’ll see how learning to use and fly a drone can help you improve all your photography […]
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