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12 tips to create incredible drone photos

12 tips to create incredible drone photos

OK, so you’ve mastered the basics of drone flight, have taken the obligatory photos of your house and the nearby empty field, and now you’re looking to take your drone photography to new heights. We’ve got you covered! In this article, we’ve compiled eleven tips that will tell you what to look for, how to […]
Bio-Inspired Drones

Bio-Inspired Drones

Animal Dynamics, based in Oxford, England, works closely with the University of Oxford and specializes in aerial and maritime drones used for logistics, humanitarian aid, emergency services, defense and agriculture. Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk at the recent Farnborough Air Show, Director of Business Development, Paul Topping discussed drones developed by Animal Dynamics, referring to the […]

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SolarXOne Surveillance UAV has 12-Hour Duration

SolarXOne Surveillance UAV has 12-Hour Duration

Benjamin David, benefiting from a decade of experience at Airbus Defense & Space, created the company XSun based on the idea of adapting space technologies for use at lower altitude. This approach produced SolarXOne: A solar-powered, electrical, self-contained drone with a tandem wing design. SolarXOne, with a dragonfly-like design, has excellent aerodynamic performance and a […]
Silent Arrow’s Autonomous Resupply Gliders

Silent Arrow’s Autonomous Resupply Gliders

As reported this year by Thedrive.com’s The Warzone, gliders dropped from a variety of aircraft potentially could resupply small troop units in the field. Silent Arrow aims to resupply troops for half the traditional cost using disposable autonomous gliders. It turns out that researchers have already completed multiple deliveries using autonomous Silent Arrow GD-2000 cargo […]

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Virtual Sims Help Design Drone Controls

Virtual Sims Help Design Drone Controls

One aspect of UAV design is the control system, and virtual simulations are being used to design drone control systems. Aviationtoday.com reported that this summer, Boeing conducted a digital simulation of an open autonomy architecture to have manned Navy aircraft control MQ-25A Stingray unmanned carrier-based tankers. Boeing virtually demonstrated how a Northrop Grumman [NOC] E-2D […]
Next-Gen Fighters’ Drone Wingmen

Next-Gen Fighters’ Drone Wingmen

Breakingdefense.com reported that the US Air Force hopes to develop and field autonomous combat drones that would augment piloted fighters “in the mid to late 2020s,” Andrew Hunter, the Air Force’s top acquisition official, said in August. Over the past year, Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall has made it clear that “Loyal Wingman”-style combat drones, […]

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Big Plane, Small Package

Big Plane, Small Package

It sounds like a riddle: How do you fit an entire airplane with a seven-foot wingspan inside a backpack? If I were to answer that question for myself, it would be something like, “Make sure you don’t miss any pieces after the crash.” However, the enterprising folks at WingXpand (prounounced like “wingspanned”) have an entirely […]
Commercial UAV Expo is Sold Out with 225+ Exhibitors

Commercial UAV Expo is Sold Out with 225+ Exhibitors

Organizers of Commercial UAV Expo, the world’s leading commercial drone trade show and conference, have announced that a record-breaking number of exhibitors and attendees are expected to gather for Commercial UAV Expo, September 6-8, 2022 at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas.  The exhibit floor is completely sold out and more than 2,500 commercial drone professionals […]

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DJI Avata

DJI Avata

News from DJI: The new Avata offers an unparalleled experience of immersive flight. DJI Avata creates a new paradigm for first-person view (FPV) drone flight, allowing every pilot to race through the skies and feel its astonishing performance, agility, and easy control. Coupled with the new DJI Goggles 2 and the intuitive DJI Motion Controller, […]
X55 – multi-role utility drone for 3-hour flights

X55 – multi-role utility drone for 3-hour flights

New from Arcsky: the X55 is a quad-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle platform with exceptional flight time and payload capabilities. One of the key differentiators of the X55 is the modularity and interchangeability of power sources. Within seconds, the drone can go from using battery power (using the Battery Module) to hybrid gas-electric power (using the […]
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