Aerial Vehicle

Design Your Own Custom Drone

Design Your Own Custom Drone

Dec 5, 2016 @ 19:38 | By Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL | MIT News CSAIL system lets users design and fabricate drones with a wide range of shapes and structures. This fall’s new Federal Aviation Administration regulations have made drone flight easier than ever for both companies and consumers. But what if the drones out on […]

Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program

Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program

Oct 18, 2016 @ 18:59 | Advanced autonomy system demonstrated on a Diamond DA-42, Cessna Caravan and Bell UH-1 helicopter Aurora Flight Sciences, the developer and manufacturer of advanced unmanned systems and aerospace vehicles, is breaking ground in the world of automated flight through its work on the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. […]

Small Drones Also can Perform Aggressive Maneuvers

Small Drones Also can Perform Aggressive Maneuvers

Sep 17, 2016 @ 21:02 | Vijay Kumar and his team from University of Pennsylvania demonstrated an autonomous 250g drone (quadrotor) performing aggressive maneuvers. You have seen fighter aircraft doing stunt, now small drones (weight 250 g) also can do those stunts. Prof. Vijay Kumar and his research team from University of Pennsylvania demonstrated an […]

DARPA’s Aerial Dragnet Program Keeps Eye on Low Flying Drones in Cities

DARPA’s Aerial Dragnet Program Keeps Eye on Low Flying Drones in Cities

Sep 17, 2016 @ 10:06 | Innovative tracking technology sought to protect against airborne threats in urban terrain Airspace for the flying public today is perpetually congested yet remarkably safe, thanks in no small part to a well-established air traffic control system that tracks, guides and continuously monitors thousands of flights a day. When it […]

PRODRONE Unveils Drone with Dual Robotic Arm

PRODRONE Unveils Drone with Dual Robotic Arm

Sep 16, 2016 @ 19:21 |  PD6B-AW-ARM: A drone with 5 degree of freedom (DoF) dual robotic arms Japan based Prodrone Co. Ltd., developer of commercial and industrial drones has unveiled a drone, PD6B-AW-ARM with dual robotic arm to manipulate the objects. The 5 degree of freedom (DoF) robotic arms are enabling it to directly accomplish […]

Tiny Drones May Help Artists to Create Outdoor Murals

Tiny Drones May Help Artists to Create Outdoor Murals

Aug 6, 2016 @ 21:39 |  Small Flying Robots could someday help artists create outdoor murals. McGill University’s Prof. Kry and his students have programmed tiny drones to create dot drawings – an artistic technique known as stippling. You may have heard of plans to use drones for delivering packages, monitoring wildlife, or tracking storms. But […]

Aquila: Facebook Solar Powered Drone to Provide Internet Access in Remote Locations

Aquila: Facebook Solar Powered Drone to Provide Internet Access in Remote Locations

Jul 21, 2016 @ 20:45 |  To provide the Internet access in remote locations Facebook is working on solar powered unmanned aerial vehicle – Aquila and it successfully completed first test flight.  To provide the Internet access in remote locations Facebook is working on solar powered unmanned aerial vehicle – Aquila. This innovative plane has the […]

A Drone that can Avoid Obstacles like an Insect

A Drone that can Avoid Obstacles like an Insect

Jul 16, 2016 @ 03:02 | EPFL | EPLF Physics student Darius Merk has used an insect-inspired algorithm to develop a drone that can navigate around obstacles. His research could prove particularly useful in a natural disaster. How do you send a drone on a reconnaissance mission in a hard-to-reach area without it getting stuck in […]