The following is a guest post by Dor Abuhasira, CEO of Percepto. Running an infrastructure operation is expensive – and maintenance is one of the biggest expenses of all. Maintenance isn’t just about major repairs to machinery, or ensuring that waste removal systems work properly; it’s also about the million and one little things that … Continue reading The Eye in the Sky That Can Save You Millions
Drone delivery from the Great White North is one step closer to reality. Drone Delivery Canada recently completed a successful set of test flights of delivery drones at Griffiss International Airport in New York. Across the border, the company has already received a Special Flight Operations Certificate from Canada’s version of the FAA as well … Continue reading Drone Delivery Canada Completes Successful Test inf New York
Every once in a while, I come across a company that I can’t get out of my head! Fathom occupies my cranium today. I wrote about Fathom late last year in “Why I Bought Shares in Fathom on the Netcapital platform”. This was and remains a cool company! Fathom is a football-shaped tethered drone that … Continue reading Fathom is in my head!
Barely a week goes by without the UK media rolling out yet another ‘near-miss’ drone collision story. Fear sells papers and the threat of imminent death makes for compelling clickbait, so it’s to be expected. However, when that narrative threatens to have a detrimental impact on an industry still finding its feet we should all be … Continue reading Why UK Near-Miss Statistics Don’t Tell The Whole Story
Last year Model Retailer published an awesome article about Cliff Whitney, and how the owner of the Atlanta Hobby group takes flight with the drone industry. While this is an old article, its a good reminder of how far he has come, and how far he continues to go. Cliff Whitney has a passion for … Continue reading Cliff Whitney Aims High
This past Tuesday – Thursday (3/13- 3/15) the team from The UAV Experts held another excellent Hands-on UAV Flight Training Class. The weather conditions were mixed from sunshine to cold, with one of the three days being a tad windier than the others, making for a great learning environment. Thirteen of the finest storytellers from … Continue reading Flight Training With The UAV Experts
Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has announced that the Company completed a series of successful test flights during the week of March 5th, 2018 in the United States of America at the Griffiss International Airport located in Rome, New York. “Testing at Griffiss was a natural extension for continued progress with our platform in a BVLOS non-segregated airspace environment. An … Continue reading DDC Completes First Test Flight In USA
According to a report found on Reuters, Walmart Inc’s patent filings hint that it may see a future where farmers use its drones to not only spot crop problems but selectively apply chemicals or even disperse pollen to bring shoppers the freshest and cheapest food possible. The world’s largest retailer applied for six patents last … Continue reading Will Drones Tend The Farms of The Future?
A new image of a South Korean MALE UAV in flight has recently surfaced. Significantly, the light-coloured aircraft was adorned in Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) livery. The image, possibly taken near Seongnam Air Base in southern Seoul, bore the serial number ‘001’ and was published on social media …
Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) has added another Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV to its global rental fleet of inspection class vehicles, the company announced on 14 March. The Falcon is an electric underwater ROV system with five powerful thrusters and an intelligent distributed control system arranged in a small, easily manhandled metre-long chassis. Its power … Continue reading STR’s Falcon ROV fleet expands