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VTOL Pharmacy Delivery

VTOL Pharmacy Delivery

Volansi, Inc., a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), middle-mile drone delivery service,  has begun a commercial healthcare drone delivery project in North Carolina. In collaboration with Merck, known as MSD outside the U.S. and Canada, Volansi is piloting the delivery of cold chain medicines from Merck’s Wilson, N.C. manufacturing site to Vidant Healthplex-Wilson, a Vidant […]
Amazing Aerials: Pro photography advice from the world’s best

Amazing Aerials: Pro photography advice from the world’s best

Aerial photos and videos produced using drones has developed into a major industry. There are literally thousands of enthusiasts snapping digital images with their drone hoping to turn their exciting pastime into a money making proposition. The cameras and equipment available today are top shelf and image quality is constantly improving. So what does it […]

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Chinese Drone Swarm Launch

Chinese Drone Swarm Launch

CETC, a state-owned Chinese company, has released a new video claiming to show the successful test of a “barrage swarm” that launches 48 attack drones to saturate a target. It is described as the first practical Chinese swarming drone system. The details of the tests carried out in September were released earlier this week by […]
NATO Drone Delivery

NATO Drone Delivery

DroneUp recently partnered with North Atlantic Treaty Organization Allied Command Transformation, Joint Force Development Directorate, Operational Experimentation branch in an experiment designed to determine if autonomous delivery of a specified payload to identified recipients under field conditions could be proven viable. The experiment participants conducted the exercise on September 21, 2020, in Lawrenceville, Virginia. The […]

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Long-Distance Drone Operations

Long-Distance Drone Operations

Australian data analytics and drone autonomy start-up Emesent is writing its way into the record books with a series of remotely operated autonomous drone flights which promise to drive revolutionary change in the heavy industry space. The most recent of these missions took place on August 28 at an Ultra-Deep Canadian Hard-Rock Mine. Emesent’s Hovermap […]
Students Study UAS Air Traffic

Students Study UAS Air Traffic

The Purdue University UAS Program has recently purchased and deployed a POLARIS system – Simlat’s simulation for UAS Traffic Management (UTM) along with Simlat’s C-Star UAS Simulator. “We are excited to partner with Simlat and incorporate this innovative technology into our UAS program,” said Dr. Damon Lercel. Simlat’s POLARIS provides simulated UAS traffic at scale, […]

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Flyby Technology Delivers Covid-19 Tests

Flyby Technology Delivers Covid-19 Tests

Some of the best pilots in the UK are flying Covid-19 Test and Trace samples by drones in a pioneering move to ease pressure on the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic crisis. It can now be revealed that the drones are being piloted by former RAF, Royal Navy and combat helicopter pilots who are recognized […]
FAA State-Wide BVLOS Waiver

FAA State-Wide BVLOS Waiver

Drones are the N.C. Department of Transportation’s newest tool in maintaining the safety of the state’s bridges and other infrastructure. The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved a waiver that allows NCDOT to operate Unmanned Aircraft Systems beyond visual line of sight while conducting bridge inspections. This approval is part of North Carolina’s participation in […]

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Drones & Crewed Aircraft in the Same Airspace?

Drones & Crewed Aircraft in the Same Airspace?

Drones and crewed aircraft in the same airspace? Altitude Angel aims to make it a reality! The Thames Valley to the west of London will be the site of what is expected to be the world’s first commercial drone corridor in open and unrestricted airspace according to plans submitted to the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority. […]
Drone News | UAS | Drone Racing | Aerial Photos & Videos | Life-saving drone service

Life-saving drone service

Everdrone, a global leader in autonomous drone technology, recently announced that its drones are now being used to deliver Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the scene of cardiac arrests in real-world emergencies – a unique first-of-its-kind project  The service, currently reaching 80,000 residents in the Gothenburg area, is part of a collaboration with Sweden’s national emergency […]
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