The development of a new cargo drone, the Autonomous Pod Transport 70 (APT 70), allows to carry up to 70 pounds and fly at 100 mph. It was built for deliveries and disaster relief covering distances of up to 18 … Read More
A big success! An autonomous drone with a load capacity of 70 pounds made its first flight
Technological advances beats the human capacity
Will the time be coming when machines can overtake us? The University of Zurich has developed a new algorithm that exceeded the capacity of two experienced pilots in drone flight. A quadrotor that flies autonomously, managed to beat the flight … Read More
Chernobyl researchers used a UAV to track nuclear waste.
A mission was carried out at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant with the aim of determining whether there was nuclear waste in reactor 5. At the time of the disaster, there was no record of whether the Reactor Five storage … Read More
Defibrillators delivered by drones in Sweden
A Swedish company has implemented a drone system that offers automated external defibrillators (AEDs) so that people have the ability to initiate life-saving measures while they await professional medical care. Since June 2020, people suffering from cardiac arrest in Sweden … Read More
Why we use carbon fiber in our design.
Our original prototypes were aluminum, which was affordable, but weight became a critical requirement. The gimbals needed to have the lowest inertia possible, and yet be very strong and rigid. At this point, we decided to use carbon fiber. It … Read More
New research: drones could be the best tool to fight wildfires
Forest fires are devastating, and the smoke from the fires spreads rapidly, causing poisoning and evicting more people from their homes, not to mention the damage to the forests and the biodiversity that inhabits them. Drones have been helping to … Read More
The Ingenuity helicopter successfully landed on Mars!
As predicted at the beginning of the mission, the Perseverance rover successfully landed on Mars on February 18, 2021. Perseverance brings the Ingenuity inside, which is planned to be the first helicopter to fly on Mars. *Before reading this article, … Read More
The Federal Aviation Administration successfully completed phase 2 testing for Unmanned Traffic Management.
New York UAS Test Site Completes Advanced Drone Operations for FAA Drone Integration Program. As a final step in the recent Phase 2 testing of Unmanned Traffic Management two demonstrations were recently held. Participants included local and state elected officials, … Read More
Art: Reuben Wu uses drones to illuminate erosive landscapes in his new work “Light Storms”, and the result is amazing!
The photographic series features creative uses of drone lighting for surreal night and dusk shots that make it look like Utah is on another planet. Reuben Wu is a visual artist and photographer, his new work called Light Storm has … Read More
After years, now drones are the salvation of many lost hikers.
Finding hikers lost in the forest was a long and difficult process, as until not long ago, helicopters could not glimpse through the thick canopy of trees and ground searches were carried out by professional people who walked for hours, … Read More