Drone Operations (Current & Short Term) Survey Results Are Now Available

This worldwide survey on drone operations was kicked off in 8 languages in July 2017. The objective was to propose a segmentation of the non-military drone application sectors (commercial & non-commercial), as well as a categorization of drone flight mission purposes taking place in these sectors. Continue reading

Leonardo Studies Second-Generation Rotary-Wing UAV

Leonardo’s new SW-4 Solo would be an optionally manned derivative of this SW-4 light turbine helicopter,

Leonardo is studying concepts for a second-generation rotary-wing unmanned air vehicle for use in both land and maritime environments. The European manufacturer is building on its experience with its AWHero 150-kg (330-lb.) light rotary-wing UAV and the SW-4 Solo, an optionally manned derivative of the SW-4 light turbine helicopter built in Poland. Continue reading