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Wingcopter – Head of Flight Testing (m/f/d)

Do you want to shape the future of aviation? Do you share our vision of saving and improving lives through technology with a purpose? Then join our ambitious team of young talents and experienced professionals! We at Wingcopter design innovative, high-performance drones that are operated all over the world in commercial and humanitarian operations. Our…

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Zenith Aerotech mounts radar, networking radio, and EO/IR camera on small, tethered drone

Integration demonstrates versatility of long-endurance, heavy-lift, readily deployable Quad 8 AFTON, VA: — Zenith AeroTech announced today that it has integrated an advanced flight radar, gimbaled EO/IR camera, and mobile ad hoc networking radio on the company’s Quad 8 tethered mid-range, unmanned aircraft system (sUAS). The engineering work, which was done at the behest of…

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Scientists Use Drones Along With Quantum Mechanics To Create High Security Internet Communications

Scientists Use Drones Along With Quantum Mechanics To Create High Security Internet Communications January 19, 2021 Quantum mechanics is one of the largest branches in the study of physics. It is a way of explaining how subatomic particles behave at a nanoscopic level, the physical properties of nature broken down to their basic levels. The…

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Target Drones Market to Reach USD 7.26 Billion By 2027 Growing at a CAGR of 6.8% | Emergen Research

Target Drones Market to Reach USD 7.26 Billion By 2027 Growing at a CAGR of 6.8% | Emergen Research – Technology Today – EIN Presswire Trusted News Since 1995 A service for technology industry professionals · Tuesday, January 19, 2021 · 534,756,719 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News…

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Autonomous Flight unveils six-seat eVTOL tricopter air shuttle

UK company Autonomous Flight has been working on eVTOL concepts for some years now, with a full-scale airframe of its two-seat Y6S already built and small-scale prototypes already flight-tested and capable of transitioning from VTOL hover into horizontal flight. Now the company has revealed a six-seat air taxi – or perhaps air shuttle is a…

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COVID Humanitarian UAS Operation Concludes Delivery Use Testing

ADVERTISEMENT SYRACUSE, NY– January 19, 2021, The COVID-19 Humanitarian UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Response Partnership (CHURP) announced the conclusion of its latest operational phase: multi-day flight operations and evaluations of two separate use cases to prepare for potential wider-scale deployment. The Partnership was formed over nine months ago by Emergent 121 Consulting and Akin Gump,…

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Report from Latvia: Remote Drone Delivery Emerges

In December, Latvia received a gift. More precisely, seniors welcomed the country’s first-ever drone gift delivery when a parcel was dispatched BVLOS (beyond visual line of sight) via a mobile network. Residents of various social care centers in the country received tablets from LMT—said to be Latvia’s leading mobile operator—outfitted with apps that allowed the…

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DroneUp Appoints Former Apple Executive as Chief Strategy Officer

ADVERTISEMENT Virginia Beach, Virginia –DroneUp announced today that Carl Smit had been named Chief Strategy Officer. Smit will advise the CEO Tom Walker and the senior leadership team to set DroneUp’s strategic direction, focusing on growing the company’s retail drone delivery portfolio and capabilities. Reporting to Walker, Smit will also oversee corporate development initiatives, including…

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US regulator approves first-ever fully autonomous commercial drone flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the first-ever fully-automated commercial drone flights. The US aviation regulator has permitted American Robotics to fly its Scout quadcopter beyond the line-of-sight of human operators. In approval documents recently posted on the FAA website,  the agency said the exemption only applies to rural areas, daylight visibility, and altitudes below 400 feet. Credit: American RoboticsA weatherproof base…

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