Aerial Vehicle

Leonardo Introduces New M-40 Target Drone

Leonardo Introduces New M-40 Target Drone

Jun 19, 2017 @ 05:50 | The M-40 provides medium-to-high performance at a cost comparable with entry-level competing target drones Leonardo’s Mirach-family drones are the standard threat simulators of Armed Forces around the world including France, Italy and the UK A number of design enhancements, such as the removal of all pyrotechnics, mean that the […]

Boeing Begins Trial of Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle

Boeing Begins Trial of Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicle

Jun 12, 2017 @ 18:19 | Off the coast of Southern California, Boeing’s 51-foot Echo Voyager is making its ocean debut as initial sea trials get underway for Boeing’s extra large unmanned undersea vehicle (XLUVV). Boeing test engineers are checking the vehicle’s communications, autonomy, propulsion, systems integration and the vehicle’s battery operation with a mix […]

Unmanned  Aircraft Traffic Management

Unmanned Aircraft Traffic Management

Jun 9, 2017 @ 14:03 | Two unmanned aircraft, designed and flown by Project Wing, travel on nearby flight paths thanks to traffic-management software that allows them to share airspace safely. These flights in Blacksburg were part of a national NASA campaign to research unmanned traffic management; the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership was one […]

Drones That Can Stay Aloft For Five Days

Drones That Can Stay Aloft For Five Days

Jun 7, 2017 @ 07:40 | By Jennifer Chu | MIT News | MIT Engineers designs a new autonomous aircraft Drone that could provide communication support in disaster zones. In the event of a natural disaster that disrupts phone and Internet systems over a wide area, autonomous aircraft could potentially hover over affected regions, carrying communications payloads that […]

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

May 26, 2017 @ 21:22 | TU Delft spin-off Atmos UAV presented Marlyn, a hybrid mapping drone that combines the flexibility of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft. This device can rapidly map large areas of ground for  companies working in such fields as fields construction, mining, agriculture and forestry. […]

DJI Launches Spark, The Easy And Fun Camera Drone

DJI Launches Spark, The Easy And Fun Camera Drone

May 25, 2017 @ 06:49 | The DJI Company Launches Spark, First Mini camera Drone Lets You Capture Special Moments From The Air Just By Moving Your Hands. DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, Wednesday launched Spark, an easy-to-use, fun-to-fly mini camera drone that lifts off from the palm of […]

Cinematography on the Fly

Cinematography on the Fly

May 18, 2017 @ 09:48 | By Larry Hardesty | CSAIL | MIT News |  System directs camera-equipped drones to maintain Cinematography of an aerial shot. In recent years, a host of Hollywood blockbusters — including “The Fast and the Furious 7,” “Jurassic World,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” — have included aerial tracking shots provided […]