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FlytBase and AirMap Join Hands to Power UTM Support for Drone Automation

FlytBase and AirMap have agreed to join forces to speed up the introduction of unmanned traffic management (UTM) technologies into enterprise drone automation solutions. Both companies believe that the future of drones requires close collaborations involving world-class technology and a commitment to safe, secure unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) operations in controlled airspace. The commercial drone industry is…
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GEPRC PHANTOM Toothpick Freestyle racing quadcopter

GEPRC, a serious player on the racing drone market just announced a new model called PHANTOM Toothpick Freestyle. Similar to the the FullSpeed Toothpick, the GEPRC Phantom also features F411 flight controller and 12A ESC. Both racing “Toothpicks” are equipped with brushless motors and 65mm size 2-leaf propellers. According to the first rumors, the GEPRC…
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IMDEX Asia 2019: ST Engineering prepares unmanned tug conversion – UV – Unmanned Vehicles

ST Engineering is in final development stages before the conversion of a harbour tug into an autonomous surface vessel, in partnership with the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore and PACC Offshore Services. ST Engineering will install its NERVA Ship Management System and Sensemaking System (SMS2) onto the 665t tug PW Benar. Known as…
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JJRC X6 Aircus: Poor man’s Phantom drone

After many Mavic alike drones here is a very interesting Phantom clone. In addition to the cool design, the JJRC X6 Aircus comes with powerful brushless motors, Dual-GPS system and Full HD camera with 2-axis gimbal. Just like the Phantom’s LIPO pack, the Aircus X6’s battery also has charging level indicator LEDs. According to the…
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New Frsky Air Protocol – ACCESS

If you are a long time Frsky user, you probably recognize the word “ACCST” printed at the bottom left of the Taranis display. ACCST is a TX protocol and it will be soon be replaced by a new protocol – ACCESS. ACCESS stands for Advanced Communication Control, Elevated Spread Spectrum. It’s the RF protocol that…
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This is the most popular fixed-wing drone in America in 2018

It’s probably no surprise that Chinese drone manufacturer DJI dominates the market in multicopters (and more specifically quadcopters, meaning drones with four rotors). But who makes the most popular fixed-wing drone in America? That award goes to senseFly, which makes the eBee fixed-wing drone. The senseFly eBee drone senseFly drones (largely the eBee) accounted for…
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How Not to Stop Rogue Drones: FAA Addresses FAQ About Airport Security Systems and Legal Countermeasures

Joe Ravi [CC BY-SA 3.0] In light of recent drone incidents at airports – including yesterday’s news about air traffic closure in Frankfurt and the Gatwick disaster that happened during last year’s holiday season – the FAA is working hard to communicate with airports about what can and can’t be done with airspace security. In…
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DELTA Podcast Featuring Inertial Sense: Miniature GPS components for Motion Tracking on Drones

Just out is the latest in the DELTA Podcast Series by FLIR.   In this episode Randall Warnas meets up with Brian Cahoon, CEO of Inertial Sense.   Inertial Sense makes miniature GPS-Ins components that provide motion tracking sensors for drones.  It is hosted on Soundcloud. Also, hear him answer the question “Do you think we will…
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AeroVironment and Kratos team up – UV – Unmanned Vehicles

AeroVironment and Kratos Defense & Security Systems have teamed up to develop and demonstrate highly integrated and operationally effective multi-domain UAS for peer/near-peer environments. The collaborative project is designed to demonstrate the ability to launch, communicate with, and control a small, tube-launched loitering aircraft from a larger runway-independent UAS. The overall system-of-system effectiveness will be…
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Fullspeed drone repair: ESC replacement

Although the Fullspeed TL is 3S rated, it could be different or I just had a bad luck. During my Fullspeed TinyLeader review, initially I test it with 2S battery and everything went good. Being curios to test its top performance, I powered it with a 3S LIPO pack. On first full throttle, some smoke…
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