Matternet and SkyGo Announce First City-Wide Drone Network by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Matternet, the global leader in urban drone delivery, announced today a city-wide drone network for the quick delivery of medical goods in Abu Dhabi

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Partnership to join Ascent’s coaxial drones with Exyn mapping capabilities By Jim Magill A partnership, which marries Ascent AeroSystems’ coaxial unmanned aerial system technology with Exyn Technologies’ LiDAR-enabled mapping software, is expected to provide a new solution for customers seeking to operate drone systems in confined spaces and in GPS-denied environments. The partnership, announced in […] The post Ascent’s Coaxial Drones, Now with Exyn’s LiDAR-Enabled Mapping Software appeared first on DRONELIFE

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YouTube does a pretty good job of making itself a target for criticism, but one thing you can say about their algorithms: when they work, they really work. Case in point, the other day I found a suggestion in my feed for a very recent video about salvaging a shipwreck. I can’t begin to guess what combination of view history and metadata Google mined to come to the conclusion that I’d be interested in this video, but they hit the nail on the head.
But more importantly, their algorithmic assessment of my interests must have been a goldmine to them —

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The Korean delegation at the recent Commercial UAV Expo show in Las Vegas was among the largest international groups on the floor, featuring not only a large and varied range of Korean drones, but representation from the Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transportation – a body actively supporting the growing drone industry in Korea. […] The post Korean Drones at CommUAV Expo: Why Korea’s Drone Industry is Racing Ahead appeared first on DRONELIFE

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The dream of taking to the air has probably ensnared more than a few of us, but for most it remains elusive as the safety, regulatory, and training frameworks surrounding powered flight make it not an endeavour for the faint-hearted. [Justine Haupt] has probably delivered the simplest possible powered aircraft with her Blimp Drive, a twin-prop electric add-on for her paragliding rig that allows her to self-launch, and to sustain her flights while soaring.
It takes the form of a carbon-fibre tube with large drone motors and props U-bolted to each end, and a set of brackets in the centre of

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Swoop Aero Awarded Australian 5G Innovation Initiative Funding to explore the benefits of drones and 5G.  Swoop Aero’s award-winning drone logistics platform has been used to deliver medical supplies to remote islands, pharmacy supplies to far-flung Australian communities, and for COVID-19 response in Africa

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La Palma volcano: Drone video shows black lava swallowing pool, homes on its way to coast  Global NewsLava gushes from Spanish volcano, forcing more evacuations  CNNLava fills swimming pool as La Palma volcano eruption continues  Guardian NewsPhotos: A Destructive Eruption on the Canary Islands  The AtlanticLava from erupting volcano destroys homes in Spanish Canary Islands – BBC News  BBC NewsView Full Coverage on Google News

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2 students taken to hospital after shooting at Heritage High in Newport News, suspect now in custody  WAVY.comBoy taken into custody after Virginia school shooting that left 2 wounded, police say  CNN2 wounded, 1 juvenile in custody following shooting at Heritage High School in Virginia: Police  Yahoo! VoicesDRONE 10: Coverage of shooting at Heritage High in Newport News  WAVY TV 10Virginia high school shooting: Suspect in custody, 2 students in hospital with gunshot wounds  Fox NewsView Full Coverage on Google News

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Jen Psaki hammered for citing Biden’s history with grief while discussing Afghanistan drone fiasco: ‘Come on’  Fox NewsDefense chief orders new review of mistaken US drone strike  WHIO RadioAP reporter mocked for calling Biden administration setbacks ‘uncontrollable events’  Fox NewsBiden Is Now Flying Blind in Afghanistan  The Wall Street JournalPsaki invokes Biden family tragedies in response to drone strike that killed 10 civilians  Yahoo NewsView Full Coverage on Google News

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The AirMap LAANC capability appears to be off-line currently, and the company name does not appear at this time on the FAA’s list of approved providers.  (Image below from FAA website

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