Researchers Develop a Drone That Flaps Its Wings Like a Swift
When we think about a drone, we think about raptor wings cutting across blue skies or dragonfly rotors buzzing high over a cityscape. But flapping? Like a cardinal? Or a crane? What a bird-brain concept … or is it? According to a research team from Australia, Singapore, China and Taiwan, the concept of a flapping […] The post Researchers Develop a Drone That Flaps Its Wings Like a Swift appeared first on DRONELIFE
A young boy was found dead with his dog in his lap after trying to escape Oregon wildfire – CNN
A young boy was found dead with his dog in his lap after trying to escape Oregon wildfire CNNFamily believes boy died in fire trying to save grandmother KOMO NewsDrone video shows Oregon’s wildfire devastation ReutersA desperate rescue: A father’s heartbreaking attempt to save his family from a raging fire Statesman JournalFamily remembers Oregon boy, grandmother who died in fire OregonLiveView Full Coverage on Google News
Oregon wildfires: Drone footage shows homes completely wiped out
Drone footage shows streets of houses destroyed by fires in the US state of Oregon.
Proposed Remote ID Rule: Drone Industry Stakeholders Urge FAA to Make Essential Changes
The proposed Remote ID rule was several years in the development – but as the FAA reviews the thousands of comments it received on the rule, industry stakeholders still hope that changes to accommodate non-commercial interests will be made. Today, drone industry stakeholders incuding the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), drone delivery and UTM company […] The post Proposed Remote ID Rule: Drone Industry Stakeholders Urge FAA to Make Essential Changes appeared first on DRONELIFE
North Dakota is Building a Statewide BVLOS Network for Drones
North Dakota and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) have been a hot spot for the commercial drone industry since the industry started to grow. With agriculture, military installations, and the oil and gas industry all represented, the state is an ideal place to test new commercial applications
Archaeologists with drones discover pre-Columbian earthworks in Kansas
Enlarge / On the left, the newly discovered earthwork and a few possible houses are marked on an aerial image of the site. On the left, you can see the outline of the circular earthwork in the thermal image.
It’s hard to imagine monumental archaeological sites still lying undiscovered beneath the fields of Kansas. But a drone survey just revealed the eroded remains of a wide ditch that once encircled a 2,000 square meter (21,000 square feet) area on a bluff overlooking the Walnut River. Filled in by 400 years of erosion and covered by topsoil and grass, the pre-Columbian earthwork shows up in thermal imaging but is otherwise nearly invisible from above
The Race for Dominance in Commercial Drone Delivery has Begun – and North Carolina is the Starting Line
North Carolina has been a leader in drone adoption, from disaster response to the numerous projects the state hosts as part of the UAS Integration Pilot Program. The announcement of Walmart’s commercial drone delivery pilot program in NC this week has put drone programs in North Carolina back in the spotlight – and industry leader […] The post The Race for Dominance in Commercial Drone Delivery has Begun – and North Carolina is the Starting Line appeared first on DRONELIFE
Walmart is testing drones to deliver orders to shoppers
Walmart has partnered with on-demand drone delivery company Flytrex on a pilot program to determine the feasibility of using automated drones to deliver select goods to local shoppers.
Tesco to trial drone delivery service
Customers will be able to have “small baskets” of goods delivered in minutes.
Ready for Commercial UAV Expo Americas? Join Thousands of Drone Industry Stakeholders Next Week
The following is a Commercial UAV Expo press release. With Commercial UAV Expo Americas slated for September 15-17, organizers of the event have announced that they are expecting the participation of thousands of UAS professionals from around the world