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  • Force Protection (FP) Force personnel from the FP Centre at RAF Honington recently carried out an Operational Capability Demonstration (OCD) utilising an Aeryon SkyRanger Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) to enhance Force Protection at RAF Akro...

    UK Royal Air Force Demos RPAS for Air Base Protection

    Force Protection (FP) Force personnel from the FP Centre at RAF Honington recently carried out an Operational Capability Demonstration (OCD) utilising an Aeryon SkyRanger Remotely Piloted Air Systems (RPAS) to enhance Force Protection at RAF Akro...

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  • Last week, the EASA High Level Conference on Drones took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, as part of the Amsterdam Drone Week. At the «grand opening» of this event, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure & Water Manageme...

    EASA’s High Level Conference – Expectations Not Met

    Last week, the EASA High Level Conference on Drones took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, as part of the Amsterdam Drone Week. At the «grand opening» of this event, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure & Water Manageme...

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  • Leonardo’s Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS), in a maritime patrol configuration, has been deployed from Lampedusa airport (Lampedusa Island) as part of the Frontex surveillance research programme to test its ability to monitor the...

    Leonardo Deploys Falco EVO for Frontex Trials

    Leonardo’s Falco EVO Remotely-Piloted Air System (RPAS), in a maritime patrol configuration, has been deployed from Lampedusa airport (Lampedusa Island) as part of the Frontex surveillance research programme to test its ability to monitor the...

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  • The Director-General of the Ghana Health Services (GHS), Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has refuted allegations by the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament that the contract sum for Fly Zipline Ghana Limited to airlift blood and essential...

    Ghana Defends Zipline Costs

    The Director-General of the Ghana Health Services (GHS), Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has refuted allegations by the Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament that the contract sum for Fly Zipline Ghana Limited to airlift blood and essential...

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  • Wing, an Alphabet company that graduated from the X moonshot factory in July 2018, announced that it will start a new pilot in Finland beginning in the spring of 2019 in Helsinki, delivering goods and packages of up to 1.5 kilograms (about 3.3 pounds)...

    Wing to Launch Drone Deliveries in Finland in 2019

    Wing, an Alphabet company that graduated from the X moonshot factory in July 2018, announced that it will start a new pilot in Finland beginning in the spring of 2019 in Helsinki, delivering goods and packages of up to 1.5 kilograms (about 3.3 pounds)...

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  • Drones make bridge inspections safer and easier to document. A complementary 3-D bridge app developed by the Michigan Tech Research Institute also streamlines defect records. Bridging basic and applied research is more than a metaphor. There are 612,67...

    Bridge Inspections in the Age of Drones

    Drones make bridge inspections safer and easier to document. A complementary 3-D bridge app developed by the Michigan Tech Research Institute also streamlines defect records. Bridging basic and applied research is more than a metaphor. There are 612,67...

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  • Due to the growing number of inquiries concerning complete drive units for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), the German manufacturer of 2-stroke and Wankel engines, Sky Power GmbH, has intensified its cooperation with Mejzlik Propeller from the Czech Repu...

    Sky Power Intensifies Cooperation with Mejzlik Propeller

    Due to the growing number of inquiries concerning complete drive units for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), the German manufacturer of 2-stroke and Wankel engines, Sky Power GmbH, has intensified its cooperation with Mejzlik Propeller from the Czech Repu...

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  • If the drone delivery scheme for Canberra takes off, there could be 11,000 flights a day, according to a scenario in a report written for the company behind the scheme. The economists at the AlphaBeta consultancy estimate that by 2030 there would be 5....

    10,000+ Drone Flights a Day in Canberra by 2030

    If the drone delivery scheme for Canberra takes off, there could be 11,000 flights a day, according to a scenario in a report written for the company behind the scheme. The economists at the AlphaBeta consultancy estimate that by 2030 there would be 5....

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  • The Drone-it! device, collaboratively developed by Airbus Defence and Space, aims to tackle the issue of the risk of aircraft collisions by monitoring and separating drone traffic.  Drones are can be difficult to detect, as they are small and often in...

    Airbus Develops Drone Tracking Device

    The Drone-it! device, collaboratively developed by Airbus Defence and Space, aims to tackle the issue of the risk of aircraft collisions by monitoring and separating drone traffic.  Drones are can be difficult to detect, as they are small and often in...

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  • As part of ongoing global expansion, Microdrones has announced a merger with Schübeler Technologies. Since its founding in 1997, Schübeler has built a global business by providing advanced fan propulsion jets and lightweight composite materials fabri...

    Microdrones Merges with Schübeler Technologies

    As part of ongoing global expansion, Microdrones has announced a merger with Schübeler Technologies. Since its founding in 1997, Schübeler has built a global business by providing advanced fan propulsion jets and lightweight composite materials fabri...

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