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GKN Aerospace’s Hydrogen-Powered Drone

GKN Aerospace’s Hydrogen-Powered Drone

GKN Aerospace has successfully achieved a major milestone delivering a ground-based demonstrator of a liquid hydrogen aircraft fuel system. The demonstrator was designed, built and tested in collaboration with Filton Systems Engineering, under the Innovate UK-funded Safe Flight project. The goal of the project was to investigate the feasibility of using a liquid hydrogen fuel […]
Fruity Chutes Partners with Matternet

Fruity Chutes Partners with Matternet

Fruity Chutes, the leading and longest-standing provider of parachute recovery systems for UAS, today announced their partnership with Matternet in achieving FAA Type Certification. Fruity Chutes provided essential safety components including shock cords, harnesses and parachutes – namely, the drone-optimized Iris Ultralight parachute. The groundbreaking success marks Fruity Chutes as the first UAS recovery company […]

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Greensight’s WeatherHive

Greensight’s WeatherHive

Greensight’s WeatherHive sensing capabilities are highly unique, as there are no known technologies to directly sample the atmosphere over large areas at a reasonable cost. Weather balloons are used extensively to gather critical data used for weather forecasting, but are limited in that they can only capture data along a rising path, are fairly expensive […]
Idea Forge Switch

Idea Forge Switch

Based in Mumbai, India, drone manufacturer Idea Forge attended the 2022 Commercial UAV Expo to show off the products it has been developing for its native country’s armed forces – which incorporate both simple, robust designs and advanced capabilities that could make them well suited for commercial or tactical applications elsewhere in the world. “When […]

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Zephyr Drone Simulators

Zephyr Drone Simulators

At Commercial UAV Expo 2022, Zephyr Drone Simulators was on hand to share its developments in this fast-growing field. “We have a drone training simulation that is built from the ground up for large-scale and enterprise training, so we have a learning management system (LMS) that tracks all of your activities, including flight time, operations, […]
FLIR Takes Flight

FLIR Takes Flight

The world’s leading manufacturer of commercial thermal imaging systems, FLIR, announced a major new initiative in the drone space with the announcement of SIRAS at the Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas. While the company had previously offered the Black Hornet – a palm-sized helicopter intended for military users, its new platform is aimed at […]

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Sabrewing Lifts 829 Pounds

Sabrewing Lifts 829 Pounds

Electronics360.globalspec.com reported that the Sabrewing Rhaegal Alpha drone was able to carry 829 pounds in a “dead-lift” flight that broke the record for cargo flight by drone. The drone, called RH-1-A Rhaegal, is a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft that hovered to “dead-lift” the cargo. The Rhaegal is claimed to be the world’s first […]
Mayman’s VTOL Speeder

Mayman’s VTOL Speeder

This practical, real-world turbine-powered design would seem at home in a sci-fi movie. The Mayman Aerospace Speeder is designed to lift up to 600 lb. of cargo. The U.S. Air Force AFWerX Agility Prime initiative recently added Mayman Aerospace to the list of companies receiving support to develop new-generation vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. Maymans’s […]

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DDC Condor

DDC Condor

The Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) booth at the 2022 Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas certainly turned heads with its formidable Condor drone: a single-rotor helicopter with a maximum payload of 180 kilograms, almost 400 pounds south of the border. You don’t need to be a mathematical genius to work out the fact that it […]
eBee TAC

eBee TAC

Although it might at first glance be mistaken for a $100 Popwing, the eBee has been a mainstay in the aerial surveying and mapping industry for nearly a decade. The flying wing is renowned for its ease of use: plan a mission on your laptop, take it out to the field, shake it three times […]
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