Researchers with Spain’s Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (CATEC), the University of Seville and Airbus will test the use of a small multi-rotor drone to perform tasks in an aerospace manufacturing plant under the European Robotics Challenges (EuRoC). Continue reading
Textron Systems Unmanned Systems has announced the introduction of the Nightwarden Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) at the 2017 Paris Air Show.
Drone technology helps golf course superintendents spot problems on the green before they become visible and address them proactively without players ever noticing. Angel Eyes UAV pairs DroneDeploy with the Turf.Solutions app to identify green maintenance issues early and reduce treatment times by up to 96%. Continue reading
The Single European Sky Air traffic management Research Joint Undertaking has unveiled its blueprint to make drone use in low-level airspace safe, secure and environmentally friendly. Continue reading
European consortium Neva Aerospace is sharing its Neva AirQuadOne commercial concept for personal manned aircraft with visitors to the Paris Air Show (19- 25 June). Continue reading
In cooperation with the drone lab of ENAC in Toulouse, MAVLab of Delft University of Technology has developed a hybrid UAV, called ‘Cyclone’. It is hybrid in the sense that it can hover, as well as fly like an airplane. Continue reading
Researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Creare LLC have received a Phase II $1 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a highly sophisticated autonomous flight control system to navigate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in unknown dynamic environments, such as crowded urban locations, or in dangerous or hostile situations. Continue reading
Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works recently divulged some information about the SR-72 programme to build a successor to the iconic SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft. Continue reading