year : 2017 1086 results

Ballard Launches Next Generation Fuel Cell System for Drones

Ballard Power Systems today announced that the company has developed a next-generation high-performance fuel cell propulsion system to power unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones. Ballard has also received a follow-on contract from Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary, for extended durability testing of ...

Quaterniums’ Record-breaking Hybrid Drone Stays Aloft For Over Four Hours

Quaternium company, leading European brand of long-endurance multirotors, has set the World Record of Endurance with a multirotor drone, accomplishing a 4 hour 40-minute flight (280 minutes) with HYBRiX.20 quadcopter on the 24th December 2017. This flight time beats any former demonstration ever ...

FCC Orders Lumenier To Pay FCC $180k For Non-compliant Transmitters

The FCC has imposed a $180,000 civil penalty on a Sarasota, Florida, company that had been marketing noncompliant audio-visual transmitters intended for use on drones in violation of the Commission’s Amateur Service and marketing rules. In an Order released on December 19, the FCC explained ...

GEO Jobes’ UAV and Commercial Drone Industry Outlook & Predictions for 2018

There’s no arguing the drone industry growth that has occurred in the last few years. Total drone unit sales climbed to 2.2 million worldwide in 2016, and revenue surged 36% to $4.5 billion, and continued steadily through 2017 according to research firm Gartner.  Drone sales continue to soar, ...

Unmanned Aircraft Systems: NV Energy’s Newest Tool to Improve Customer Reliability

In early 2016, NV Energy adopted a team approach and incorporated the FAA-designated Nevada UAS Test Site managed by the Nevada Institute for Autonomous System (NIAS) and commercial industry specialists in the discovery process of integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly known as ...

DJI Introduces The State-Of-The-Art Battery Station For Professionals Featuring Intelligent Power Management

DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today introduced the DJI Battery Station, designed for professional customers seeking advanced battery management to handle any shooting scenario. Built specifically for the Intelligent Battery TB50, the new Battery Station is the all-in-one ...

SolAero Technologies to work with Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory on AeroVironment Puma Solar Wing Production Design

SolAero Technologies Corp. (SolAero), a leading provider of high efficiency solar cells and composite structural products for aerospace applications, announced today that it has received a contract award from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) to develop an integrated solar ...

New FAA Committee Report Recommends Best Way To Identify Drones

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, welcomes today’s release of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)committee report on technology to identify drones in flight, clearing the way for drones to be used in new beneficial ways. The report recommends that ...

Sagetech Transponder Enables PAE ISR UAS Operations in Civil Airspace

Sagetech Corporation once again proved small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) can safely fly in controlled airspace using the same technology that has helped maintain flight safety for decades. A PAE ISR Resolute Eagle UAS, equipped with a Sagetech XPC-TR-50 Mode C transponder, ...

Boeing Unveils Its MQ-25A Stingray Entry Ahead of Jan. 3 Deadline for Proposals

Boeing unveiled the first photo of its entry in the MQ-25A Stingray unmanned aerial vehicle competition today. The company is one of three competitors hoping to build the Navy’s first carrier-based UAV, which will serve as a mission tanker for the carrier air wing. General Atomics ...