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2017 World Championship, Behind the Scenes | Drone Racing League

July 28, 2017 - 11:05pm
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3S9flMObWbw The post 2017 World Championship, Behind the Scenes | Drone Racing League appeared first on Quadcopter Blog. Read more...

'Incredible shrinking airline seat': US court says seat size a safety issue

July 28, 2017 - 10:02pm
Passenger group challenged Federal Aviation Administration after agency rejected request for rules on seat size and distance between rows A US appeals court panel has said that federal officials must reconsider their decision not to regulate the size of airlineRead more...

3KG Lift test for my Cargo Drone, with video!

July 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

Today I've made a new test of 3KG payload drone, I'm working on a cargo drone since 2015 so this is a great result for me, I'm also working on autonomous flight system for my drone there is the newsletter of the project: http://eepurl.com/cUJnJr
and here is the site:…

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3KG Lift test for my Cargo Drone, with video!

July 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

Today I've made a new test of 3KG payload drone, I'm working on a cargo drone since 2015 so this is a great result for me, I'm also working on autonomous flight system for my drone there is the newsletter of the project: http://eepurl.com/cUJnJr
and here is the site:…

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Safe-cracking robot proves nothing is secure

July 28, 2017 - 5:23pm
If hackers want what’s on your computer, chances are they can find a way to get it. But what about your non-digital goods? Like, the ones you keep in a safe at home? Turns out those aren’t that secure, either. Read more...

Parrot Disco AG: un successo la presentazione pubblica organizzata da DronEzine e dal Club Astra

July 28, 2017 - 4:34pm
Mezzana Bigli (Pavia): solo posti in piedi per la presentazione del drone agricolo low cost di Parrot, il Disco AG, mostrato a un pubblico selezionato composto da scuole di volo per SAPR, importanti realtà agricole del Nord Italia e professionistiRead more...

Video Friday: Boston Dynamics, Inflatable Robots, and Japan's Space Ball

July 28, 2017 - 3:50pm
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Image: Kazumichi Moriyama via YouTube Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini at a SoftBank event in Tokyo. Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be postingRead more...

Rage RC X-Fly VTOL RTF [VIDEO]

July 28, 2017 - 12:47pm

From Rage R/C: If you’re ready for a unique RC flying experience, the RageTM X-Fly VTOL is the aircraft for you. In addition to typical 4-channel drone control, the X-Fly is capable of high alpha flight like an aircraft thanks to software that allow pilots to fly at either 20 degree or 35 degree angles […]

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3DR Solo Back as Open Source Platform

July 28, 2017 - 11:17am

Don’t play Taps for 3DR‘s Solo yet.  3DR’s CEO Chris Anderson tweeted today that the Solo is getting a second life. In an article title “The Solo Lives On,” on the ArduPilot Blog – ArduPilot is an opensource autopilot system – the team explains how a community of developers worked to give the Solo a […]

The post 3DR Solo Back as Open Source Platform appeared first on DRONELIFE.

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FAA Reauthorization Pushed Aside…Again

July 28, 2017 - 10:22am

The House version of the FAA Reauthorization Act – the 21st Century AIRR Act – has been pushed off again until September while it’s sponsor, Rep. Bill Shuster (R – Pa.), works for more support. The Hill reports that Shuster has confirmed that the bill will not be brought up for a vote until after […]

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NASA, BP and the UK Ministry of Defence Confirmed for the Commercial UAV Show

July 27, 2017 - 12:35pm
Now in its 4th year, The Commercial UAV Show has released the full conference agenda which includes contributions from NASA, BP and the UK Ministry of Defence. Marcus Johnson, Research Aerospace Engineer, Aviation Systems Division, at the NASA Ames Res...Read more...

Prosumer Drones Continue to Gain Ground in Pro Video with SlingStudio Solutions

July 27, 2017 - 11:27am

Sling Media, a subsidiary of DISH Network Corp, has introduced a platform compatible with DJI drones. It’s a match that works on both sides.  As DJI works to raise it’s profile in the professional market, Sling Media – with the SlingStudio system – is moving to broaden it’s customer base into the consumer market.  SlingStudio, says […]

The post Prosumer Drones Continue to Gain Ground in Pro Video with SlingStudio Solutions appeared first on DRONELIFE.

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Sky-Futures Debuts Global Franchise Program for Industrial Drone Inspections

July 27, 2017 - 10:47am

Sky-Futures, a provider of drone-based inspections for the global industrial markets, has announced its first international franchise, Sky-Futures Malaysia. Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin, president and group CEO of Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas, officially launched the franchise at the Oil & Gas Asia Exhibition at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on July 12. […]

The post Sky-Futures Debuts Global Franchise Program for Industrial Drone Inspections appeared first on Unmanned Aerial Online.

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THOR hybrid UAV hovers like a helicopter, flies like a plane

July 27, 2017 - 10:00am

The THOR prototype can transition from hover to fixed-wing cruise mode by rotating its wings into ...

The THOR prototype can transition from hover to fixed-wing cruise mode by rotating its wings into alignment

Conventional multicopter drones are excellent at hovering and VTOL, but they can't cover long distances as efficiently as fixed-wing aircraft. A team of students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design is trying to get the best of both worlds with the Transformable HOvering…

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THOR hybrid UAV hovers like a helicopter, flies like a plane

July 27, 2017 - 10:00am

The THOR prototype can transition from hover to fixed-wing cruise mode by rotating its wings into ...

The THOR prototype can transition from hover to fixed-wing cruise mode by rotating its wings into alignment

Conventional multicopter drones are excellent at hovering and VTOL, but they can't cover long distances as efficiently as fixed-wing aircraft. A team of students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design is trying to get the best of both worlds with the Transformable HOvering…

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Aerial Roof Inspections Workshop: Drone Entrepreneurs Reaching New Heights Without the Climb

July 27, 2017 - 9:37am

The aerial inspection industry is one of the fastest growing markets for commercial drone use. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates […]

The post Aerial Roof Inspections Workshop: Drone Entrepreneurs Reaching New Heights Without the Climb appeared first on DARTdrones.

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You can fly this drone around the office without getting fired — maybe

July 27, 2017 - 9:08am
Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. While the most commonly used drones are smaller than your average aircraft, they’re not exactly safe for work. After all, they’re meant toRead more...

Concern Over UK Drone Collision Study is Justified

July 27, 2017 - 9:06am

You may or may not have heard about the proposed regulations for drone pilots in the UK. The UK Department for Transport put forward policy proposals that will mean pilots flying drones that weigh more than 250 grams will soon need to register their aircraft and complete a safety awareness test. Wherever you’re flying in […]

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3 Fundraising Tips From the Startup That Raised $20 Million to Turn Drone Racing Into a Sport

July 27, 2017 - 8:33am
It’s not supposed to be easy, but these tips will surely make it smoother. Article by Jackelyn Ho, Read more on http://feeds.inc.com/~r/home/updates/~3/O9efLuzGGZo/3-fundraising-tips-from-the-startup-that-raised-2.htmlRead more

GeoCue Rolls out Kit for Equipping sUAS with PPK GNSS System

July 27, 2017 - 8:18am

GeoCue Group Inc., a North American supplier of kinematic LiDAR processing tools, has announced a new global navigation satellite system (GNSS) for users of DJI Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 2 drones, as well as most drones using higher-end cameras. According to GeoCue, Loki, the company’s new direct geopositioning system for small unmanned aircraft systems […]

The post GeoCue Rolls out Kit for Equipping sUAS with PPK GNSS System appeared first on Unmanned Aerial Online.

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