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Dodgeball Drone [VIDEO]

Dodgeball Drone [VIDEO]

You won’t believe the agility of this drone from researchers at the University of Zurich! It uses event cameras and special algorithms to cut its reaction time down to 3.5 milliseconds! Their study was published in the journal “Science Robotics.” “Our ultimate goal is to make one day autonomous drones navigate as good as human […]
From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “From Novice To Pro – Turning Your Drone Hobby Into a Career,” on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 3 p.m. EDT. With the increasing demand for businesses to integrate drone data and imagery into their operations, many novice drone operators are capitalizing on […]

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FAA Registration Extension

FAA Registration Extension

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has important registration information for drone recreational flyers who registered in the FAADroneZone before December 12, 2017. Your registration has been automatically extended until December 12, 2020. Why Was My Registration Extended? The National Defense Authorization Act for 2018 restored the FAA’s registration rule with respect to model aircraft and […]
XPONENTIAL Postponed

XPONENTIAL Postponed

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, AUVSI’s Xponential show has been postponed. Here is the press release from AUVSI: Based on currently available information, and with the best interests of our members, exhibitors, attendees and the global community in mind, the AUVSI Board of Directors has made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone AUVSI XPONENTIAL […]

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Support for UK Drone Startups

Support for UK Drone Startups

Free business support and research grants are open for applications from start-ups innovating in drones or other autonomous systems. The Westcott Business Incubation Centre (BIC) is part of the Space Cluster on the Westcott Venture Park near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The BIC is run by the Satellite Applications Catapult, a technology and innovation company working to […]
30 Pro Tips in 30 Minutes

30 Pro Tips in 30 Minutes

If you’re starting a drone program, you’ve probably already discovered that there are so many moving parts — not just propellers! Learn from experts who have been there, and avoid common mistakes. This 30-minute webinar from Skyard will cover everything from practical and basic tips to more technical examples. The Skyward team will be answering questions […]

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Navy Drones Supply MREs and Ammo

Navy Drones Supply MREs and Ammo

While we aren’t downplaying the importance of drones delivering your pizza in record time, the Navy has found a critical role for “fast food” UAVs: bringing MREs and ammunition to its forces. Last month at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, the Navy held a Tactical Resupply Unmanned Aircraft System (TRUAS) competition for drones could autonomously […]
Flying Cellphone Tower?

Flying Cellphone Tower?

Tech giants including Google and Facebook have spent years trying to figure out how to bring the internet to billions of people who still lack a reliable connection. Now, an American startup has come up with its own plan. Telelift is an attempt to create a “flying cellphone tower.” It uses drones the size of a […]

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Flying Rotor Man

Flying Rotor Man

And now for something completely different, Ralph Kayser built this flying man using bubble wrap and tape inside a paint-ball suit. A lightweight, fiberglass helmet and vinyl boots provide the finishing touches. Ralph notes that his 3.5-pound “man” can fly for 8 minutes on 10S 3000mAh LiPo batteries.
Ice Cream Now – Drone Delivery Service

Ice Cream Now – Drone Delivery Service

Terra Drone Corporation and the British-Dutch transnational consumer goods giant Unilever have joined forces to explore drone-delivery of ice creams in New York. In a program undertaken at Unilever’s recent annual investor event,Ben & Jerry’s ice cream cups were delivered to a pre-decided destination by drone. The demo was conducted as part of Unilever’s ice […]
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