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The World’s Fastest Consumer Drone Can Record 4K Video At 85 MPH

The Teal drone, which is up for preorder prior to its Christmas launch this year, is set to become the world's fastest consumer drone, capable of flying at 70 miles per hour and up to 85 miles per hour in ideal conditions.The drone is claimed to be able to fight through wind speeds of up to ...

Drone Industry Experts Are Set to Present at the UAS Summit & Expo

The preliminary agenda for the 10th annual  UAS Summit & Expo, the Upper Midwest’s premier unmanned aircraft systems event, has been released. A decade after leading the effort to unite regional stakeholders with globally-linked UAS entities, the Red River Valley Research Corridor has ...

FOTV Launches First 24/7 Drone Racing Channel

FOTV Media Networks CEO Alki David announced today the launch of the Drone TV on the leading streaming TV platform FilmOn.com. Drone TV is the first 24/7 channel devoted to the booming new sport of drone racing, and will reach FilmOn.com's 70 million monthly unique users. The channel was ...

Facebook’s Aquila Drone Completes First Test Flight

As the summer sun rose over the Arizona desert, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his team watched the Aquila lift off the runway at a military installation near the California border, the first time the unmanned solar-powered aircraft had taken to the skies.Aquila is the ...

Walkera’s New Voyager 4 With Superzoom Camera Drone

Walkera has beefed up its prosumer level flagship camera drone with two killer new features. The Voyager 4 has a gimbal-stabilized, 360-degree camera with a 16x optical zoom lens capable of a maximum 1500mm focal length. Plus, with both the drone and the controller connected to 4G wireless ...

Cyberhawk Working With SSE To Inspect Wind Turbines

In May 2016, Cyberhawk Innovations began flying unmanned aircraft systems to perform close visual wind turbine inspections.Cyberhawk is working with SSE Plc, one of the UK’s largest energy companies, to inspect more than 600 blades using UAS, according to a news release. UAS will be ...

US Air Force Selects First Enlisted Airmen for Global Hawk Pilot Training

The US Air Force recently selected the first 10 enlisted Airmen to attend RQ-4 Global Hawk pilot training, marking the first time since World War II enlisted Airmen will be behind the stick. The first combined enlisted and officer training course will begin October 2016, with the first ...

L-3 Communications EO/IR Imaging System Selected for Predator XP UAS

The WESCAM division of L-3 Communications has received multiple orders from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for its MXTM-15D electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) designator systems for an international military customer. L-3’s equipment will support medium-altitude covert ...

Olaeris Signs $55 Million In Orders For Hundreds Of Unmanned AEVA Aircraft

Olaeris, manufacturer of the ‘21st Century Helicopter’, has launched a crowd-based, online fundraising campaign after disclosing it has signed over $55 Million in orders for its unmanned VTOL aircraft called AEVA. Since Olaeris exhibited at the HAI Heli-Expo sixteen weeks ago, aviation ...

Amazon Patents Drone Housing In The Sky

The United States Patent Office issued Amazon with a multi-use UAV docking system patent last week. US patent number 9387928, filed by Amazon in December of 2014, provides an interesting insight into Amazon Prime Air’s thinking regarding potential delivery drone infrastructure in urban ...