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DroneUp Tests Hydrogen Fuel Cells

DroneUp Tests Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Hydrogen fuel cells are steadily catching on in ground-based transportation, but could they soon be a fixture of our airspace? That appears to be the goal for Virginia Beach-based drone delivery firm DroneUp. The Walmart partner, which powers the retailer’s largest-in-the-nation commercial drone delivery network, recently announced its plans to test hydrogen fuel cell technology […]
Liquid Hydrogen Power for Drone Transatlantic Flight

Liquid Hydrogen Power for Drone Transatlantic Flight

H3 Dynamics and Hylium Industries have joined forces to boost the performance of zero emission hydrogen-electric flight for a cross-Atlantic demonstration drone flight. Hylium and H3 Dynamics technologies are currently being integrated to attempt a 3,300km crossing of the South Atlantic, in a program led by ISAE SUPAERO Toulouse, one of the world’s leading aerospace […]

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X-plane Drone Maneuvers with Air Bursts

X-plane Drone Maneuvers with Air Bursts

Defensenews.com reported that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has taken a major step forward toward creating an experimental airplane that can be maneuvered without traditional ailerons or other mechanical devices, instead using short bursts of air. DARPA has tapped Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, to start detailed design of an experimental aircraft […]

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BAE unveils the Strix, a fascinating, tail-sitting X-wing VTOL UAV

BAE unveils the Strix, a fascinating, tail-sitting X-wing VTOL UAV

BAE Systems, Australia, has unveiled a fascinating new autonomous, hybrid, VTOL UAV for military use. The STRIX, developed in Australia, folds to fit inside a shipping container, and is capable of carrying 160 kg (353 lb) of payload over 800 km (500 miles). The STRIX was unveiled at Australia’s recent Avalon Air Show, in front […]
TJ-FlyingFish Drone Autonomously Swims Underwater and Flies

TJ-FlyingFish Drone Autonomously Swims Underwater and Flies

A new Chinese drone, the TJ-FlyingFish, is gaining attention as it looks like something straight out of a Hollywood movie. It is a transformer robot capable of autonomously navigating underwater as an uncrewed underwater vehicle (UUV) and flying in the air as a quadcopter. The drone was developed by a team of scientists from China’s […]

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Autel Evo Lite+ Flies Over Volcano

Autel Evo Lite+ Flies Over Volcano

An Autel Robotics drone was used by a scientific team of international academics to document activities on Irazú Volcano in Costa Rica. The Autel EVO Lite+ drone was selected by the scientists because of its high-quality sensor and durability, making it an ideal solution for conducting professional research with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). The […]
Ameriflight to Buy 35 VTOL Cargo Drones

Ameriflight to Buy 35 VTOL Cargo Drones

Ameriflight, the nation’s largest Part 135 Cargo airline, announces a signed letter of intent to purchase 35 VTOL air cargo drones from Sabrewing Aircraft Company, Inc., a U.S. corporation designing and producing a new generation of regional cargo UAV that offers high-efficiency, all-weather operation with vertical landing and takeoff (VTOL) capabilities. The agreement is for […]

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Spright To Survey Utility Infrastructure

Spright To Survey Utility Infrastructure

Spright has announced that it earned a nationwide, non-geo-specific Certificate of Waiver (CoW) for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone operations from the FAA. The CoW allows small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) to travel up to four nautical miles for critical utility infrastructure surveys. This waiver puts Spright in a unique position to maximize […]
Zipline Partners with Rwanda

Zipline Partners with Rwanda

Zipline has announced a new partnership with the Government of Rwanda that aims to complete nearly 2 million instant deliveries and fly more than 200 million autonomous kilometers in Rwanda by 2029. Under the new partnership, Rwanda will triple its delivery volume by adding new delivery sites in rural and urban locations throughout the country, […]
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